Program Quality

Resources on topics such as program approval, accreditation, standards, programs of study, evaluation, personalized learning and academic-technical integration

  • Case Study
  • Guide/Tool
February 2017

This guide, developed by Jobs for the Future and the College in High School Alliance, profiles design principles and explores opportunities through ESSA to expand early college high school programs.

  • Case Study
January 2018

This case study from Jobs for the Future profiles Tennessee's efforts to strengthen and expand high-quality career pathways through the Pathways to Prosperity initiative. 

  • Research/ Report
December 2016

This report from Advance CTE, in partnership with the Center on Great Teachers and Leaders at AIR, draws on data from two national surveys to examine the shortage of industry experts in secondary classrooms and how to address it.

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
February 2017

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

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
November 2017

This policy brief from the American Enterprise Institute explores common barriers to delivering high-quality CTE at community colleges and envisions a path forward for dismantling some of the most persistent barriers.

  • Guide/Tool
October 2016

Advance CTE's comprehensive work-based learning guide provides key considerations and guiding questions to walk states through the steps of building and scaling a high-quality work-based learning system, drawing on high-quality programs and innovative strategies from across the U.S.

  • Research/ Report
July 2016

This report from the Wisconsin Center for Research Evaluation provides the findings of the 2015-2016 pilot year evaluation of Academic and Career Planning (ACP) process and the resulting recommendations.

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
January 2017

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

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