The Certification Data Exchange Project (CDEP) was launched in 2012 to provide a model for sharing industry-recognized credential data. This report from ACTE describes the project's goals, shares results and discusses lessons learned.
This toolkit from the National Skills Coalition examines key policies that support the growth of work-based learning for out-of-school youth and disadvantaged adults and provides a legislative template for state work-based learning policies that target these populations.
This brief from the National Skills Coalition identifies federal opportunities to support career pathways development, highlights promising practices from leading states and maps out a path forward for federal investments in career pathways.
This report from the National Center for Innovation in Career Technical Education examines different state approaches to providing simulated work-based learning, creating a typology of different simulated experiences and profiling leading state examples.
This report from Advance CTE examines successes in Tennessee, New Jersey and Delaware to demonstrate how states can use the career pathways approval process to raise the level of quality across the board. The report examines common approaches and unpacks key policy levers available to states.
This research brief from CAPSEE examines independent state evaluations of community college programs and finds higher earnings for individuals who complete associate degrees, particularly in vocational or health-related fields.