Updated: Oct 5
Condition of Career Readiness in the United States
While local communities and states are becoming increasingly aware of non-degree career pathways for our nation’s youth, they continue to invest significant tax dollars in more traditional educational pathways— policies and programs that produce high school graduates intending to pursue traditional post-secondary degrees. This brief offers a national snapshot of state-level college and career readiness outcomes with respect to postsecondary engagement and completion rates.
Solberg, V. S. H., Park, C. M. & Donnelly, H. K. (September, 2023). Condition of Career Readiness in the United States: College and Career Readiness: The Outlook for Youth. Alexandria, VA: Coalition for Career Development Center.