Resources

  • Report/Case Study
June 2012

With certificate attainment at an all time high, this report from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce examines who earns certificates, where they are earning them and the earnings return of certificates.

  • Policy
June 2012

Beginning in 2012, Tennessee overhauled the state’s Career Technical Education (CTE) standards, bringing them into alignment with the newly adopted K-12 standards and embedding the standards within full and rigorous programs of study. The process took place over three multi-step phases.

  • Policy
June 2012

Nebraska’s reVISION grant process allows schools to evaluate their career preparation and career guidance systems and receive state support to improve those systems in a way that’s tailored to each school’s greatest areas of need.

  • Report/Case Study
May 2012

The Common Core State Standards offer an opportunity for education leaders to "bridge the divide" across disciplines, and provide a more rigorous and relevant learning experience for students. This report from Achieve provides key strategies for state and district leaders.

  • Report/Case Study
December 2011

The report from the National Association of Workforce Boards, the Association for Career and Technical Education and McGraw-Hill explores the intersection between education and workforce development and provides a valuable industry perspective for policymakers seeking to engage employers around CTE.

  • Report/Case Study
January 2012

This report from the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) explores various approaches taken by states to award credit for academic content taught and mastered through CTE courses, as well as the policies states need to consider as they develop, validate and assess such CTE courses.

  • Policy
July 2012

Launched in 2012, Excel in CTE has been widely seen as an exemplar for credential approval, aligning secondary and postsecondary CTE and effective performance-based funding.

  • Policy
August 2012

Developed in partnership between OSPI, the Boeing Company and the Manufacturing Industrial Council, Core Plus is a two-year, industry-developed curriculum that helps students graduate with skills in the manufacturing and skilled trades. 

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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