Resources

  • Case Study
September 2017

This brief from Jobs for the Future profiles the design and implementation of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)-focused early college pathways in Bridgeport, Connecticut. 

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
October 2017

This report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation examines the complexity of the skills gap in the U.S. and explores how companies are addressing the skills gap.

  • Guide/Tool
October 2017

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.

  • Research/ Report
October 2017

This research study examines coursetaking behavior for high school students and finds that CTE coursetaking in high school was associated with lower chances of dropout and increased chances of on-time graduation.

  • Research/ Report
October 2017

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.

  • Case Study
October 2017

This case study by Jobs for the Future profiles the development of the Delaware Pathways initiative and lays out the state's approach and lessons learned.

  • Research/ Report
October 2017

This report from the American Enterprise Institute uses state administrative data and a return on investment analysis to determine the value of different postsecondary credentials. 

  • Policy
January 1990

The CareerTech Skills Center (CTSC) school system in Oklahoma is a multi-campus entity operated by the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education that provides Career Technical Educatio

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