Resources

  • Research/ Report
  • Guide/Tool
July 2016

This white paper from the National PTA Association draws on findings from a national scan of the family engagement landscape to provide recommendations for engaging families around STEM learning.

  • Case Study
June 2015

This brief from Achieve highlights how Massachusetts promotes strong career-focused programming both in the career/vocational technical school system and in the education system more broadly.

  • Guide/Tool
June 2015

This Lumina Foundation paper envisions a credentialing system that is easily understandable, assures quality, is up to date and enables comparisons, and explores key actions that federal, state, education, and research stakeholders are taking to improve the quality/validity of credentials.

  • Research/ Report
July 2016

This report from the Wisconsin Center for Research Evaluation provides the findings of the 2015-2016 pilot year evaluation of Academic and Career Planning (ACP) process and the resulting recommendations.

  • Guide/Tool
July 2015

This Advance CTE rubric is for state administrators to use as they assess the progress made on the implementation of the Career Clusters®.

  • Case Study
July 2016

This report from the National Center for Innovation in CTE (NCiCTE) profiles six states that are working to align secondary CTE and Registered Apprenticeship programs.

  • Guide/Tool
October 2015

This toolkit from the National Skills Coalition provides information that state policymakers and advocates can use to drive the establishment or expansion of sector partnership policies at the state level.

  • Case Study
July 2016

This research study from the Milken Institute makes the case for postsecondary CTE and offers policy recommendations to help develop, fund and expand high-quality programs.

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