Resources

  • Case Study
June 2016

Using the Nebraska Department of Education as a case study, this brief from RTI describes common challenges states face with collecting and disseminating CTE data.

  • 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
  • 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.

  • Guide/Tool
December 2015

This paper from RTI International draws on change management theory to provide a model for states to execute a comprehensive career pathways strategy.

  • 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.

  • Case Study
  • 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.

  • 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 report by the Manufacturing Institute, SkillsUSA and Educational Research Center of America explores findings from a recent survey on perceptions of Career Technical Education (CTE).

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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