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The evolution and potential of career pathways

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 10:21
Individual Author: 
U.S. Department of Education, Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education
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Washington, D.C.
Published Date: 
April 2015
Published Date (Text): 
April 2015

Career pathways systems provide a framework for organizing and formally aligning the education, workforce, and supportive services needed by a wide range of individuals to attain the credentials required for family-supporting careers. This paper provides a context for the increased attention that career pathways approaches have received in recent years—by examining the evolution and efficacy of pathways strategies for building a skilled workforce. The paper looks back nearly 30 years to examine prior initiatives that over time have contributed to the development of today’s career pathways framework and initiatives. (Author abstract) 

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