Work-Based Learning

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

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
April 2018

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

  • Research/ Report
January 2018

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

 

  • Research/ Report
January 2019

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

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
October 2018

This report from Advance CTE explores state approaches to middle school CTE and career exploration and provides considerations for states when implementing or expanding middle school CTE.

  • Case Study
November 2017

This brief from Afterschool Alliance explores the potential of afterschool programs, examining case studies in different communities across the U.S., and unpacks how exemplar programs in these areas are helping learners explore career options and gain critical workforce skills.

  • Case Study
November 2017

This brief from the Urban Institute examines policy strategies for promoting transitions to adulthood, higher education and the workforce in the Great Lakes Region. The paper describes how states can use CTE, work-based learning, labor market information and funding to support pathways.

  • Research/ Report
October 2017

This report from the American Enterprise Institute uses state administrative data and a return on investment analysis to determine the value of different postsecondary credentials. 

  • 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.

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