Skill Development refers to the mastery of academic and technical content youth need in order to develop a range of non-academic, social and emotional, and employability skills. These skills are sometimes referred to as ‘soft skills’ and are seen as essential in order for youth to be successful in college, career, and beyond.
Study Tour (Denver, CO) Exploring Innovative Schools and Policy Supports that Prepare College and Career Ready Students
This study tour highlighted effective teaching and learning practices that incorporate rigorous academics, and deeper learning experiences.
Study Tour (Hartford, CT) Cross-System Collaboration to Create Postsecondary Opportunities for All Students
This study tour for Congressional and Administration staff highlighted promising elements of pathways to postsecondary opportunities for all students.
Study Tour (Oakland, CA) Engaging School and Community in Meeting the Needs of the Common Core State Standards
This study tour highlighted Oakland’s approach to coordinating various student and family supports through the creation of a district-wide community schools in…
This study tour highlighted schools that are promoting a focus on deeper learning through personalized learning experiences that prepare students for college a…