Resources

  • Case Study
  • Guide/Tool
April 2016

This Advance CTE resource features state approaches to dismantling work-based learning’s legal barriers, including training teachers to understand legal, health and safety requirements and mitigating liability concerns for schools and employers, and offers guiding questions to state leaders.

  • Research/ Report
April 2016

This Education Trust report explores high school transcripts and finds that too many students leave high school with no clear path forward. The report identifies state and local levers, such as transcript analysis, credit policies and graduation requirements - to mitigate the challenge.

  • Research/ Report
April 2016

This study from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute uses data from Arkansas to explore whether students benefit from Career Technical Education (CTE) coursework - and, more specifically, from focused sequences of CTE courses aligned to certain industries.

  • Case Study
April 2016

This paper from the Learning Policy Institute proposes a new model for accountability under ESSA and offers three potential career readiness indicators, discussing strategies for collecting and presenting data in a way that supports continuous improvement.

  • Case Study
April 2016

This report from the Workforce Data Quality Campaign draws on examples from Kentucky, Minnesota and New York to demonstrate how states can leverage longitudinal data to support research and policymaking.

  • Research/ Report
December 2015

This report evaluates the California Linked Learning District Initiative's sixth and final year, providing findings on how the career academy model impacts student graduation and college eligibility.

  • Policy
November 2015

To address the teacher shortage, the South Dakota State Board of Education changed administrative rules for Career Technical Education (CTE) teacher certification in November 2015, introducing more consistency and flexibility to the certification process.

  • Research/ Report
October 2015

This national study from the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) provides a national overview of how states and schools have designed and leveraged individualized learning plans, including state-specification information and resources.

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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