This Advance CTE policy brief is designed to help states build better career pathways and offers promising practices for enhancing the career preparation ecosystem by leveraging labor market information (LMI) to align programs to high-skill, high-wage and in-demand occupations.
This Advance CTE report provides a 5-step framework to address equity gaps in work-based learning by building a statewide infrastructure that enables cross-agency collaboration and prioritizes relationship building, data and accountability, quality, and extending social and cultural capital.
The report, developed by the Partnership to Advance Youth Apprenticeship's (PAYA) Data Quality workgroup, addresses the most urgent youth apprenticeship data quality challenges and describes the roles that different stakeholders can play in improving the quality and use of data.
This brief is part of a series on measuring secondary Career Technical Education program quality, as required by the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act. This brief focuses on measuring work-based learning participation.
This report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, the Center for Workforce and Economic Opportunity, the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, and the National Skills Coalition provides a roadmap of steps southern states may take to establish policies to close their skills gaps.
This brief from Afterschool Alliance explores the potential of afterschool programs, examining case studies in different communities across the U.S., and unpacks how exemplar programs in these areas are helping learners explore career options and gain critical workforce skills.