Work-Based Learning

Resources on topics such as experiential learning, internships, school-based enterprises and apprenticeships

  • 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. 

  • Case Study
  • Guide/Tool
November 2017

This guide from ExcelinEd maps out four phases for state leaders to create high quality CTE programs that align with workforce demands. 

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
March 2019

This snapshot profiles Rhode Island's progress in the New Skills for Youth initiative for the 2018 calendar year. 

  • Case Study
  • Guide/Tool
March 2017

This report from ESG and CCSSO provides a roadmap for the measures states can use in an accountability system to support all students in achieving success after high school, as well as strategies for putting that accountability system into practice.

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
March 2017

This memo from MDRC summarizes extant research and promising practices related to career-focused education and training.  The researchers examine different approaches including sector strategies, career academies, high school equivalency and integrated basic education.

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
February 2017

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

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
February 2017

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

  • Policy
January 1990

The CareerTech Skills Center (CTSC) school system in Oklahoma is a multi-campus entity operated by the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education that provides Career Technical Educatio

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