Cross-Sector Strategies and Governance

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

  • Research/ Report
January 2018

This brief from ACTE reviews the research on industry advisory boards and provides recommendations for developing an industry advisory board.

  • Case Study
January 2018

This paper from the Data Quality Campaign examines high quality, transparent cross-agency data governance structures from Kentucky, Maryland and Washington and summarizes lessons learned from each state in the initial development of their data governance bodies. 

  • Research/ Report
December 2017

This report from Advance CTE and Education Strategy Group examines Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) state plans in all 50 states and the District of Columbia to see how states are taking advantage of key opportunities to support career readiness.

  • Guide/Tool
October 2016

WDQC released this toolkit to help policymakers and advocates implement the 13-point state blueprint for workforce data. It includes common challenges and legislative templates.

  • Case Study
September 2017

This brief from the National Skills Coalition identifies federal opportunities to support career pathways development, highlights promising practices from leading states and maps out a path forward for federal investments in career pathways.

  • Case Study
November 2017

This brief from the American Enterprise Institute examines the structure of New Jersey's county-based vocational high schools, which exist outside of the school district and have rigorour admissions requirements, and draws forth relevant lessons to foster local innovation around CTE.

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
January 2017

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

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
January 2017

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

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