Career and Technical Education

Delaware a National Leader in Career Pathways, Case Study Finds

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Pathways to Prosperity Network Case Study Series

Five years ago, JFF and the Harvard Graduate School of Education launched the Pathways to Prosperity Network, a collaboration of states and regions developing college and career pathways for all students.

Pathways to Prosperity Network Case Study Series

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Now And Then: Balancing Quick Wins With Lasting Progress When Working Across Sectors To Change Systems

In 2015, The James Irvine Foundation engaged Jobs for the Future to design and manage a cross-sector initiative to scale and elevate the quality of Linked Learning, an increasingly popular approach to college and career readiness. Now in its third year of implementation, the Linked Learning Regional Hubs of Excellence (or “Regional Hubs”) bring together K–12 school districts, postsecondary institutions, workforce intermediaries, employers, and community-based organizations to implement a coordinated Linked Learning strategy.

Uncovering the “Partnership DNA” for the Future: A New Way of Thinking about Education-Employer Collaboration

Photo (from left to right): SAP Head of Corporate Social Responsibility Katie Morgan, C-Town Tech Pathways Coordinator Aaron Altman, and JFF Pathways to Prosperity Senior Program Manager Sheila Jackson at the SAP Education Summit in San Francisco, CA.

Jobs for the Future and Cengage Partner to Create Pathways into IT, Energy, and Aerospace Careers

Forging a New Path: Using Pay for Success to Build Career Pathways for Underserved, High-Need Youth

Students and Teacher

By Anna Fogel, Social Finance

A Step Closer to High-Quality, Industry-Aligned Career and Technical Education Programs

A Step Closer to High-Quality, Industry-Aligned Career and Technical Education Programs

Yesterday the House passed the bipartisan H.R. 2353, “The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act.” This bill serves as an update to the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, which provides federal support for career and technical education (CTE) programs.

Where Women Help Drive the Trucking Industry

By Deborah Kobes and Sara Lamback

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Two Years into CCPT: Many Challenges & Great Promise

The California Career Pathways Trust, administered by the California Department of Education, funds new regional consortia of K-12 educators, community colleges, and employers to establish career pathways designed to lead secondary students to a postsecondary credential or certification aligned with regional workforce needs. CCPT asks all consortia participants to think on a regional scale, rather than in the usual terms of their own organization, district, or community.