College and Career Pathways: A Strategy for State Economic Success

At a Glance

This brief offers policy recommendations to state policymakers that can help jumpstart college and career pathways.

Published nov. 29, 2018



Area of Work
  • Preparing for the Future of Work

States are making four major policy shifts designed to jumpstart college and career pathways: 

  1. Aligning state systems
  2. Bridging high school, college, and career
  3. Connecting learning to work
  4. Building career awareness

This brief offers recommendations to support each of these policy areas and includes examples of success from communities engaged in the Great Lakes College and Career Pathways Partnership.