MA Early College Community of Practice
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A playbook for state policymakers developed by ExcelinEd.
This report helps bring clarity to the field by recommending a research-based set of key soft skills that increase the chance that youth ages 15–29 will be successful in the workforce.
This report focuses on behavioral skills and navigation factors (drawn from the ACT Holistic Framework) that elementary, middle, and high school teachers, college instructors, and workforce supervisors consider important for success.
This report provides a summary of several bodies of literature that have shaped career development interventions for young people, describes each career development and workforce readiness program in more detail, and shares findings and common themes that emerged across program sites.
This link will take you to a compiled listing of research around workforce readiness. Each listing includes an abstract.
This link will take you to a compiled listing of research around work-based learning. Each listing includes an abstract.