States Continue Advancing Strategies to Scale Work-Based Learning

States increasingly need a more highly skilled workforce to meet the requirements of businesses, keep up with a rapidly changing economy and accelerate growth that leads to economic opportunity for workers and families. As a result, governors recognize that their role is to bring together education, workforce and economic development as talent pipeline partners to better equip workers with skills businesses need. Work-based learning approaches have emerged from these partnerships as a promising strategy to address the mismatch between employer needs and the skill levels of available workers. States Continue Advancing Strategies to Scale Work-Based Learning summarizes key actions governors can take to embed work-based learning across education, workforce and economic development systems.