Resources

  • Research/ Report
August 2016

This report examines the broad range of community colleges in the U.S., looking at differences in student demographics, state and local financing, tuition, and state strategies to reduce student barriers to successful enrollment and completion.

  • Guide/Tool
August 2016

This policy framework from the American Institutes of Research is designed to help states align their visions for college and career readiness with requirements and opportunities under ESSA.

  • Case Study
  • 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.

  • Research/ Report
December 2016

This study examines data from students enrolled in health CTE programs in California community colleges and finds higher wage outcomes for students who earn a health-related credential.

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
February 2017

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

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
February 2017

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

  • Guide/Tool
February 2017

This report, developed by the Workforce Information Advisory Council, identifies opportunities to strengthen systems of workforce and labor market information to help build the workforce, strengthen career pathways and evaluate the effectiveness of workforce education and training programs.

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
February 2017

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

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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