Resources

  • 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
July 2016

This paper from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation provides a road map for businesses to partner together to form innovation challenge partnerships.

  • Research/ Report
June 2016

This report from CPE, the third installment in the "Path Least Taken" series, explores the social and economic benefits of a rigorous high school education.

  • Guide/Tool
July 2016

This toolkit, developed by Jobs for the Future, provides guidance to community colleges interested in developing a work-based course model. The guide walks users through six stages of program design and implementation.

  • Guide/Tool
July 2016

This paper from Jobs for the Future presents seven principles for effective work-based learning models that increase access to opportunities for underserved populations.

  • Research/ Report
June 2008

Career Academies, designed to provide academic and technical training around a career theme, are a widely-used approach for high school reform. This MDRC study evaluates Career Academies, describing how they influenced students’ labor market prospects and postsecondary education attainment.

  • Case Study
July 2016

This report from the National Center for Innovation in CTE (NCiCTE) profiles six states that are working to align secondary CTE and Registered Apprenticeship programs.

  • Case Study
July 2016

This research study from the Milken Institute makes the case for postsecondary CTE and offers policy recommendations to help develop, fund and expand high-quality programs.

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