Minnesota

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
March 2021

This policy brief from Credential Engine explores how full, open and transparent access to information about credentials and their value can be a crucial element of how states can work to dismantle inequitable systems.

  • Research/ Report
February 2021

This resource identifies roles that the state can play in supporting credential transparency, an online system with uniform, trusted and timely information about credentials, competencies, quality, pathways and outcomes.

  • Research/ Report
January 2020

This report from Advance CTE describes approaches that states are taking to partner across agencies to access and review labor market information; develop definitions for high skill, high wage and in demand; provide local flexibility, and disseminate the information widely to key audiences.

  • Research/ Report
April 2019

This report by Advance CTE explores the benefits of credit for prior learning (CPL) policies, best practices in CPL across states and what states can do to advance CPL opportunities for learners. 

  • Policy
January 2019

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development and the Office of Higher Education released the Graduate Employment Outcomes Tool, which provides wage and employment reports by institution and by program for individuals who graduated within the past few years.

  • Case Study
September 2018

This brief, the second in the Making Good on the Promise series, lays out a strategy for state and local policymakers to confront historical inequities by using data to examine and address gaps. 

  • Case Study
July 2018

This report from the National Skills Coalition discusses the benefits of partnerships between community colleges and businesses, and how this can be supported through the Higher Education Act. 

  • Case Study
May 2018

This brief from the National League of Cities examines how afterschool and summer learning opportunities can be leveraged as strategies to improve workforce development in communities.