National

  • Guide/Tool
September 2016

This paper from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation explores different approaches for measuring career readiness in state accountability systems and defines the role that employers can play in this process.

  • Case Study
September 2016

This report by the Association of Public & Land-Grant Universities provides an overview of the MMSI program, which aims to address the STEM equity gap by strengthening the community college pipeline and fostering collaborations between community colleges and four-year institutions.

  • Guide/Tool
June 2017

This tool from the Community College Research Center (CCRC) evaluates how far along postsecondary institutions are towards implementing the essential guided pathways practices at scale.

  • Guide/Tool
July 2017

This paper from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences provides an overview and analysis of credentials that serve as alternatives to bachelor’s and associate’s degrees and alternative pathways to achieving an academic degree.

  • Research/ Report
  • Guide/Tool
March 2018

This report from U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the Manufacturing Institute calls for an employer-led quality assurance system that expands employer leadership and invests in earn and learn pathways.

  • Case Study
November 2017

This report from JFF and Educate Texas uses case studies from three school districts in South Texas and Denver to provide recommendations for addressing dual enrollment instructor shortages. 

  • Research/ Report
March 2018

This brief data point from the National Center for Education Statistics provides an overview of the percentage of adults in the labor force who have postsecondary degrees and other nondegree credentials such as postsecondary certificates, occupational certifications and licenses.

  • Research/ Report
February 2018

This report from the American Enterprise Institute makes the case for improving the labor market value of the liberal arts degree by mapping out high-earning occupations and the specific skills liberal arts students need to obtain to unlock those occupations.

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