New Skills for Youth: Creating Pathways for Success

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Two years ago, JPMorgan Chase launched its New Skills for Youth Initiative, a $75 million, five-year initiative that invests $35 million in states to strengthen career readiness approaches, giving students pathways to training and education beyond high school. 

CCSSO is proud to lead this work with our partners at Advance CTE and Education Strategy Group. Since 2016, 10 states have taken the lead in this work and seen great success in a short period of time. 

This video shares a glimpse of how some of these states - Delaware, Kentucky, Louisiana, and Tennessee - are making progress to make sure every child should have access to a high-quality education that provides pathways into college and a career.

Chauncy Lennon, head of workforce initiatives at JPMorgan Chase, and Carissa Moffat Miller, CCSSO Executive Director, co-authored an op-ed as part of CCSSO’s Legislative Conference, read the entire article here

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