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 policy brief from Higher Ed for Higher Standards identifies clear strategies for developing aligned K–12 and higher education goals and outlines how states can use those goals to drive strategic actions to support all youth on their path to attain a postsecondary credential of value.
This report from ESG and CCSSO provides a roadmap for the measures states can use in an accountability system to support all students in achieving success after high school, as well as strategies for putting that accountability system into practice.
This paper from the Workforce Data Quality Campaign proposes a quality assurance framework for short-term occupational training programs and provides recommendations for state and federal policymakers to strengthen the quality of such programs.