Resources

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June 2016

This report from the Aspen Institute explores how four community colleges are helping to create a more equitable society by partnering with high schools and universities in their communities and by creating seamless pathways from high school to the workforce.

  • Case Study
January 2015

This report from the Center on International Education Benchmarking examines China's approach to vocational education and training, highlighting promising examples and providing recommendations for enhancing the system to meet the needs of the future workforce. 

  • Case Study
January 2015

This brief from the Urban Institute profiles an evaluation of the Alaska Native Science & Engineering program, a program extending from middle through graduate school and exposes learners to career exploration and learning opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

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  • Guide/Tool
January 2015

This guide from the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) can help state leaders develop policies in support of Prior Learning Assessment (PLA). The guide includes areas of consideration, current strategies used by states to promote PLA, case studies and a sample state policy.

  • Guide/Tool
January 2015

This paper from RTI International describes how performance-based funding systems can be incorporated into state education resources distribution formulas to allocate funding among local providers.

  • Guide/Tool
June 2016

This report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation provides a framework for intermediaries to engage and support employers through work-based learning.

  • Case Study
January 2015

This report from Asia Society, Longview Foundation, ACTE and Advance CTE discusses the importance of including global skills and perspectives into high-quality CTE. It includes examples for educators and policymakers who wish to integrate global competencies into CTE classrooms.

  • Guide/Tool
February 2015

This report by the National Skills Coalition and the State Workforce and Education Alignment Project explains how states can create dashboards to help policymakers assess key outcomes across their state's education and workforce programs.

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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