Cross-Sector Strategies and Governance

Resources on topics such as secondary and postsecondary partnerships, cross-sector strategies and governance

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
January 2017

This snapshot profile describes Kentucky's work during Phase One of the New Skills for Youth initiative. 

  • Guide/Tool
December 2015

This paper from RTI International draws on change management theory to provide a model for states to execute a comprehensive career pathways strategy.

  • Case Study
June 2016

This report from the Aspen Institute explores how four community colleges are helping to create a more equitable society by partnering with high schools and universities in their communities and by creating seamless pathways from high school to the workforce.

  • Guide/Tool
May 2016

This tool offers a framework for states conducting a needs assessment to identify strengths and gaps that will inform a comprehensive, three-year career readiness action plan, based on the six major objectives of the New Skills for Youth initiative.

  • Guide/Tool
July 2016

This infographic, produced by the WDQC, identifies different sources of postsecondary, workforce and employment data that are commonly available in state longitudinal data systems across the country. 

  • Guide/Tool
February 2016

This report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation presents two approaches for expanding the employer role in higher education accreditation and provides roadmap for developing an independent, employer-driven system.

  • Guide/Tool
July 2015

This Advance CTE rubric is for local administrators to use as they assess the progress made on the implementation of the Career Clusters®.

  • Research/ Report
December 2015

This report evaluates the California Linked Learning District Initiative's sixth and final year, providing findings on how the career academy model impacts student graduation and college eligibility.

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