Resources

  • Guide/Tool
April 2018

This suite of tools from the Aspen Institute, Education Counsel, and Education First identifies eight equity priorities school districts can adopt to ensure equity through implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

  • Guide/Tool
April 2017

This report from ExcelinEd and EducationCounsel examines state competency-based education policies and makes recommendations to help other states launch pilot programs of their own.

  • Case Study
June 2016

Using the Nebraska Department of Education as a case study, this brief from RTI describes common challenges states face with collecting and disseminating CTE data.

  • Guide/Tool
December 2017

This guide from the Ohio Department of Education outlines standards for the operation of business advisory councils in Ohio.

  • Research/ Report
January 2018

This paper, produced by Advance CTE and ACTE, is the fifth annual review of CTE and career-readiness policies in the states and territories. The report highlights notable legislation, board rules, executive actions and governor-led initiatives in each state.

 

  • Guide/Tool
January 2018

This guide from the National Collaboration on Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth), Institute for Educational Leadership outlines how to promote quality Individualized Learning Plans (ILPs) in secondary, postsecondary, workforce development and non-school settings.

  • Case Study
March 2015

This case study from the Community College Resource Center examines how Miami Dade College (MDC) implemented the guided pathways approach, which redesigns programs and supports so that students can more easily navigate college and achieve their goals.

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
January 2018

This report from the Center for Community College Student Engagement examines how college advising's structure, content, and intensity help shape the student experience and help students identify and meet their career goals.

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