• October 2018

New Skills for Youth Phase Two Evaluation

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New Skills for Youth (NSFY) is supporting career pathways development in 10 states to prepare young people for high-skill, high-demand (HSHD) careers.

  • October 2018

Credential Currency: How States Can Identify and Promote Credentials of Value

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There are more than 4,000 credentialing bodies nationwide that offer thousands of different industry-recognized credentials across sectors, making it difficult for states that have encouraged the growth of industry-recognized credentials to determine which ones to prioritize to scale attainment.

  • June 2018

States Leading: Prioritizing Career Readiness

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In today’s economy, it’s more important than ever for students to graduate prepared to succeed in the working world that awaits them after high school. That’s why states are leading the way to develop innovative career readiness initiatives.

  • 3.15.18

New Skills for Youth - Expanding Pathways to Success

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.

  • February 2018

States Leading: Career Readiness

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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.

  • January 2018

NSFY State Success Stories

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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.