Resources

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
June 2020

This NSFY Greater Washington Region snapshot profiles the K-16 IT Pathways Initiative. This initiative is a collaboration between five cities and counties in the Washington, D.C. region, community colleges and universities in the region, and IT employers to create an IT talent pipeline.

  • Case Study
June 2020

This resource from the Urban Institute is a case study of CareerWise Colorado, an intermediary that supports businesses, students, and educators seeking to start youth apprentice programs. 

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
June 2020

This snapshot of NSFY Germany profiles the Zukunftsträger Initiative, which identifies collective impact approaches that help vulnerable young people receive training to compete for the skilled jobs of the 21st century in regions across the country.

  • Case Study
June 2020

This resource from the Urban Institute is a case study on Iowa's high school apprenticeship programs. 

  • Research/ Report
May 2020

This report from Harbor Freight helps make the case for Career Technical Education (CTE). The result of a nationally representative survey, the report finds broad bipartisan support among voters for federally funded skilled trades courses and strong support among parents and learners. 

  • Research/ Report
May 2020

This report from JFF examines data from across the country revealing the promise and challenges of high school skilled trades education.

  • Research/ Report
May 2020

This report from Lumnia, Gallup, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Omidyar Network finds that workers with industry recognized certifications but no postsecondary degree have greater earning potential and career advancement than workers with just a high school diploma.

  • Research/ Report
  • Guide/Tool
April 2020

This resource from the Education Commission of the States is a 50-state comparison of policies and activities related to secondary Career Technical Education programs across the country.