Today’s students need more than just strong academics to succeed in college, careers, and life. They need opportunities to build life skills and gain real-world experiences through work-based learning and internships.
With Career Technical Education Month wrapping up, this edition takes a look at how states are leading on career readiness and provides resources to support these ongoing efforts.
New Skills for Youth supports a cohort of 10 states to develop and execute plans to increase the number of kids who participate in career pathways and who earn an industry-recognized credential.
Rhode Island is one of 10 states that received a $2 million dollar grant to pursue a bold vision for career readiness in their state through the New Skills for Youth initiative.
To advance career readiness for all students nationwide, the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), Advance CTE, and Education Strategy Group are partnering with JPMorgan Chase on New Skills for Youth, an initiative to increase the number of kids who are prepared to compete in an evolvin
The New Skills for Youth 2017 Evaluation Annual Report reflects on the themes and state work that emerged in Year 1 of New Skills for Youth.
CCSSO's Career Readiness Initiative is rooted in the work of CCSSO's Career Readiness Task Force.
In 2014, Council of Chief State School Officers’ (CCSSO) Taskforce on Career Readiness released a pivotal report calling on states to make career readiness more meaningful in their accountability systems.
ILN states have developed a shared framework for understanding college and career readiness (CCR). This framework focuses on the knowledge, skills, and dispositions that have the greatest impact on student achievement and lifelong success.