Work-Based Learning

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

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
October 2017

This report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation examines the complexity of the skills gap in the U.S. and explores how companies are addressing the skills gap.

  • Case Study
October 2017

This case study by Jobs for the Future profiles the development of the Delaware Pathways initiative and lays out the state's approach and lessons learned.

  • 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.

  • Guide/Tool
April 2018

This guide offers a series of questions for state leaders to use as they reflect on current efforts to expand access to high-quality Career Technical Education (CTE) and career-focused pathways and experiences in rural communities and to identify future opportunities and actions.

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
April 2018

This snapshot profiles Delaware’s progress in the New Skills for Youth initiative.

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
March 2019

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

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
May 2018

This executive summary provides an overview of the work New Skills for Youth states completed in 2017 and identifies common approaches these states took to transform their career readiness systems.

  • Case Study
March 2018

This report from the American Enterprise Institute examines the role work colleges play in bridging equity gaps, disucsses outcomes associated with the work college model, and provides recommendations for a successful work college.

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