Resources

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  • Guide/Tool
December 2016

This policy paper from the OECD proposes strategies for making work-based learning more attractive to the employer community, particularly for at-risk youth.

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
January 2017

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

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
January 2017

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

  • 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
March 2017

This study from the Online Learning Consortium examines six institutions in the United States that are experimenting with alternative credentialing strategies to provide flexible learning opportunities, including digital distance learning and prior learning assessments.

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
July 2017

This brief from the College and Career Readiness and Success Center at AIR provides an overview of research related to early-college high schools to help states meet the evidence requirements under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). 

  • Guide/Tool
July 2017

This toolkit from the Brown Center on Education Policy at the Brookings Institution details strategies to bridge connections between institutions of higher education and industry leaders, specifically through college-based industry liaisons. 

  • Case Study
  • Guide/Tool
July 2017

This report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce profiles five approaches state leaders are taking to use technological advances to improve the use of data and help learners navigate the complex system of postsecondary credentials. 

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