Career Pathways For Underrepresented or Disadvantaged Youth
The youth segment of our population has been one of the groups most affected by the recession, yet some youth segments have been harder hit than others. The following publications explore college access and career preparation programs for underrepresented and disadvantaged youth.
- Broadening the Benefits of Dual Enrollment: Reaching Underachieving and Underrepresented Students with Career-Focused Programs. Examines a dual-enrollment program in California aimed at exposing underrepresented and underachieving students to career-focused community college courses.
- Building Capacity to Promote College- and Career-Readiness for Secondary-Level English Language Learners: Policy Brief Featuring Austin, Texas. Discusses potential policy changes to address the postsecondary and career success of English-as-a-second-language students.
- Pathways to Prosperity Network: A State Progress Report, 2012-2014. Summarizes the accomplishments to date of 12 states participating in a network focused on creating career pathways for youth in high-growth, high-demand occupational fields.