Resources

  • Report/Case Study

This report, an update to the 2014 Making Career Readiness Count, from Achieve and Advance CTE, includes state-by-state information on how and which career-ready indicators states are including in their reporting and accountability systems, and highlights promising practices in several states.

  • Report/Case Study

This report from Advance CTE, in partnership with the Center on Great Teachers and Leaders at AIR, draws on data from two national surveys to examine the shortage of industry experts in secondary classrooms and how to address it.

  • Report/Case Study

This report from Advance CTE examines the employer engagement landscape with a particular focus on the ways in which states can foster and sustain meaningful employer engagement to strengthen their CTE system for all students through policy and practice.

  • Report/Case Study

This resource from the Education Commission of States (ECS) provides an overview of state policy trends in CTE for 2013, citing activity in areas such as blending learning opportunities, incentivizing industry credentials, expanding internships and formalizing governing structures.

  • Guide/Tool

Advance CTE's comprehensive work-based learning guide provides key considerations and guiding questions to walk states through the steps of building and scaling a high-quality work-based learning system, drawing on high-quality programs and innovative strategies from across the U.S.

  • Report/Case Study

This brief from Jobs for the Future draws on early work from the Pathways to Prosperity Network to lay out policy and structural changes states should take into consideration as they build career pathways between secondary and postsecondary systems.

  • Report/Case Study

This report from the New America Foundation argues that postsecondary institutions are not set up to support the practical needs of today's students and explores the relationship between federal policy and the skills gap while exposing critical policy gaps in the federal Higher Education Act.

  • Report/Case Study

This report, the result of a year-long task force convened by the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) of state and national education leaders, presents a clear set of actions states can take to ensure more students graduate from high school prepared for high-skill, high-demand careers.

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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