National

  • Guide/Tool
February 2021

This Policy Benchmark Tool is a comprehensive resource designed to assist state leaders in strengthening the quality and use of career readiness data. It provides a roadmap and tools for understanding the six elements of a high-quality career readiness data ecosystem. 

  • 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
December 2020

 This resource from JFF identifies guiding principles intermediary organizations can use to support equitable career outcomes with a particular focus on Black and Latinx youth and youth experiencing poverty.

  • Research/ Report
December 2020

This brief from Education Strategy Group provides examples of how states can make equity a core driver in their postsecondary credential attainment goals.

  • Research/ Report
November 2020

This resource from the National Governors Association examines lessons learned from the American Apprenticeship Initiative, a five-year $175 million-dollar federal investment to support the expansion of registered apprenticeship in the United States.

  • Research/ Report
November 2020

This resource from MDRC provides evidence for sector programs as a way state and local policy makers can help people obtain the skills necessary to find employment in industry sectors that are in-demand during and after the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

  • Guide/Tool
October 2020

This resource, developed by the National Center for Homeless Education and Advance CTE, identifies common access barriers to high-quality CTE, strategies to support learners experiencing homelessness, and key action steps state CTE leaders and coordinators can take to support these learners.

  • Guide/Tool
October 2020

This resource from JFF is designed to support intermediary organizations in gauging their capacity and effectiveness in leading and supporting the creation, improvement and sustainability of high-quality career pathways for learners who are Black, Latinx, and/or experience poverty.