Data and Accountability

Resources on topics such as federal and state reporting and accountability systems, longitudinal data systems, return on investment and labor market information

  • 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.

  • Case Study
October 2016

This policy brief from Advance CTE explores state strategies to build a credential validation system, highlighting promising practices from Florida, Kansas and Louisiana.

  • Case Study
October 2015

This report from CNA Education identifies high-growth, high-wage occupations in Tennessee and maps them to associated CTE Career Clusters ®.

  • Case Study
April 2016

This report from the Workforce Data Quality Campaign draws on examples from Kentucky, Minnesota and New York to demonstrate how states can leverage longitudinal data to support research and policymaking.

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
January 2017

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

  • 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.

  • Case Study
  • Guide/Tool
July 2017

This report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce profiles five approaches state leaders are taking to use technological advances to improve the use of data and help learners navigate the complex system of postsecondary credentials. 

  • Case Study
June 2017

This case study from the Workforce Data Quality Campaign (WDQC) profiles several data systems in Illinois to demonstrate how organizations have collaborated to connect data in a way that empowers policymakers to make informed decisions. 

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