K-12

  • 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.

  • Case Study
June 2015

This brief from Achieve highlights how Massachusetts promotes strong career-focused programming both in the career/vocational technical school system and in the education system more broadly.

  • Case Study
  • Guide/Tool
May 2015

This report by Jobs for the Future offers strategies and case studies to address common employer concerns to providing meaningful work-based learning to high school students.

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
April 2015

This report from MDRC provides a brief history of CTE, examines common career pathway models to identify design principles, and charts a path forward for strengthening and expanding local career pathways.

  • Case Study
  • Guide/Tool
April 2016

This Advance CTE resource features state approaches to dismantling work-based learning’s legal barriers, including training teachers to understand legal, health and safety requirements and mitigating liability concerns for schools and employers, and offers guiding questions to state leaders.

  • Guide/Tool
June 2016

This report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation provides a framework for intermediaries to engage and support employers through work-based learning.

  • Policy
April 2015

CTE Digital is an online course catalog offered through the Idaho Digital Learning Academy that allows CTE students in Idaho to access high-quality instruction and integrate virtual learning into their programs of study. 

  • 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.

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