National

  • Research/ Report
January 2017

This paper, produced by Advance CTE and ACTE, is the fourth annual review of CTE and career-readiness policies in the states and territories. The report highlights notable legislation, board rules, executive actions, governor-led initiatives and ballot measures in each state.

  • Guide/Tool
January 2017

This toolkit from the Urban League of Louisiana and YouthForce NOLA provides ideas and strategies that schools can implement to strengthen their efforts to engage families as partners in schools’ career pathways programs of study. 

  • Guide/Tool
November 2016

This report from Getting Smart and the Buck Institute for Education is the second in a three-part series examining how project-based learning can prepare students for success in the 21st century economy

  • Research/ Report
November 2016

For the third year in a row, WDQC surveyed all fifty states and the District of Columbia to measure state progress against its 13-point workforce data blueprint. This report contains details about each state’s level of progress and examples of how states are implementing blueprint elements.

  • Guide/Tool
April 2017

This report from Jobs for the Future explores challenges facing underserved youth in the postsecondary system and offers eight recommendations for state policymakers to address barriers to entry and successful completion for such populations. 

  • Guide/Tool
November 2016

This report from the SREB provides five actions for states and schools to help more young people learn computer science and explore and choose careers in computing fields.

  • Case Study
October 2016

This report from AIR examines competency-based education models in six postsecondary institutions to determine if such programs improve quality, reduce costs, and expand student access and success. 

  • Guide/Tool
February 2019

This guide from the College Board describes AP Seminar’s course contents and provides state, district, and student examples of how AP Seminar could be potentially embedded into a CTE program of study.

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