Youth Pathways

Youth Pathways

The Workforce Playbook
Workforce & Career, Youth Pathways

More than ever in the United States, a college education is a prerequisite for economic mobility and financial stability. The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program (CEP) has developed The Workforce Playbook, a practical guide to setting a vision for talent development and economic mobility and implementing a key set of practices to deliver upon this vision, in ways that balance […]

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2017 Future Workforce Survey
Workforce & Career, Youth Pathways

The McGraw-Hill Education 2017 Future Workforce survey captures more than 5,000 college students’ hopes, worries, and opinions about their preparedness for future careers.

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With Just One Black Teacher, Black Students More Likely to Graduate
Underrepresented in STEM, Youth Pathways

Low-income black students who have at least one black teacher in elementary school are significantly more likely to graduate high school and consider attending college, concludes a new study co-authored by a Johns Hopkins University economist.

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Senior Showcase Introduces Students to Mentors for Discussion of Projects and Career Pathways
Cross-Sector Connections & Partnerships, Program Design, Youth Pathways

KC STEM Alliance, one of the lead partners of ecosySTEM KC, calls on its network of industry and nonprofit partners to enrich student and teacher experiences with Project Lead The Way, a national project-based in-school curriculum. The approach is working: Student enrollment increased 92 percent from 2014-15 to 2015-16, reaching more than 37,000 students in 33 school districts. To kick […]

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The Connection, STEM Ecosystem Newsletter, Volume IV, July 2016
Cross-Sector Connections & Partnerships, Evaluation, Workforce & Career, Youth Pathways

News, resources and ideas for cross-sector collaborations that engage STEM learners everywhere STEM AND CAREERS/WORKFORCE Career Pathway Systems: Lessons from Miami American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF) staff and a group of national leaders recently visited Miami-Dade County Public Schools, renowned for its commitment to providing students with multiple pathways to success. Their career pathway efforts center around programs of study […]

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Equity Pathways Project Update
Underrepresented in STEM, Youth Pathways

A recent blog post at informalscience.org focused on the progress made thus far through Equity Pathways in Informal STEM Learning a Science Learning+ Phase 1 project exploring equity issues for 11-14 year olds from underserved, non-dominant backgrounds in informal STEM learning. So far the project has found that equity concerns represent an urgent and significant challenge for informal STEM learning […]

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Promising Practices for Strengthening the Regional STEM Workforce Development Ecosystem
Workforce & Career, Youth Pathways

This new report from the National Academy of Sciences reviews the extent to which universities and employers in five metropolitan communities (Phoenix, Arizona; Cleveland, Ohio; Montgomery, Alabama; Los Angeles, California; and Fargo, North Dakota) collaborate successfully to align curricula, labs, and other undergraduate educational experiences with current and prospective regional STEM workforce needs. This report focuses on how to create […]

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