New Skills for Youth

New Skills for Youth is a multi-year effort to support states as they transform their career preparation systems, led by the Council of Chief State School Officers, Advance CTE and the Education Strategy Group, generously funded by the JPMorgan Chase & Co.

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
February 2017

This snapshot profile describes New Hampshire's work during Phase One of the New Skills for Youth initiative. 

  • Case Study
June 2019

This brief, the fourth in the Making Good on the Promise series, examines strategies state leaders can use to expand CTE opportunities for each learner.

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
February 2017

This snapshot profile describes Hawai'i's work during Phase One of the New Skills for Youth initiative. 

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  • Research/ Report
October 2018

This report from Advance CTE explores state approaches to middle school CTE and career exploration and provides considerations for states when implementing or expanding middle school CTE.

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
March 2019

This executive summary provides an overview of the progress New Skills for Youth states made in 2018 through the lens of equity and access. The report identifies common approaches states took to expand opportunities and connect marginalized learners with high-quality career pathways. 

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
March 2019

This snapshot profiles Massachusetts' progress in the New Skills for Youth initiative for the 2018 calendar year.

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
March 2019

This snapshot profiles Oklahoma's progress in the New Skills for Youth initiative for the 2018 calendar year.

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
March 2019

This snapshot profiles Louisiana's progress in the New Skills for Youth initiative for the 2018 calendar year.

The Learning that Works Resource Center was developed through the New Skills for Youth initiative, a partnership of the Council of Chief State School Officers, Advance CTE and the Education Strategy Group, generously funded by JPMorgan Chase & Co