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Coachella Valley grows stronger through college, career pathways

Thursday October 4th, 2018 |
The Coachella Valley is making real progress on what others might consider an audacious goal: We want to provide every young person with a clear pathway into a career with good wages in a high-growth… ... Read Full Article

Making learning matter can spell success in San Bernardino

Friday September 28th, 2018 |
Here’s a pointed question posed by generations of students: Why do I need to know this? Young people are usually told to imagine a distant future where coursework could matter to their job. That question… ... Read Full Article

Ag leaders of tomorrow being taught in novel Valley program

Saturday September 1st, 2018 |
A class of 124 graduates from Wonderful Ag Career Prep is demonstrating the power of high school that combines college and career preparation in the San Joaquin Valley. Of this graduating class, 99 young men… ... Read Full Article

What Do Employers Want in a New Hire? Mostly, Good Speaking Skills

Tuesday August 28th, 2018 |
What executives want the most when they’re hiring new people is strong speaking skills, but they have a tough time finding candidates who are good at it, according to a survey released Tuesday. ... Read Full Article

Neighbors: Long Beach Unified thanks high school interns with annual celebration

Thursday August 23rd, 2018 |
Businesses have long utilized the intern, typically a college student who not runs the occasional errand, but has the opportunity to gain valuable work experience. Long Beach Unified School District gives local high school students… ... Read Full Article

Visalia high school students volunteer time at Kaweah Delta

Wednesday August 1st, 2018 |
VISALIA, Calif. (KFSN) — Around 50 Visalia Unified high school students have committed their summer break to work that will give them a competitive advantage in the medical field someday. Mt. Whitney senior Dayan Moreno… ... Read Full Article

2 new magnet schools opening in Los Angeles Unified School District

Tuesday July 31st, 2018 |
SOUTH LOS ANGELES (KABC) — University Pathways Medical Magnet Academy is one of two new Los Angeles Unified School District magnets opening this fall. The South L.A. school is focused on giving students a specialized… ... Read Full Article

Two Porterville High School Students Win Water Conservation Video Competition

Tuesday July 3rd, 2018 |
SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Syzergy, a nonprofit headquartered in Sacramento, announces that Angelina Hernandez, a student at Monache High School in Porterville, California, won first place in a high school video competition… ... Read Full Article

Movie studio seeks a behind-the-scenes role in L.A. schools to help fix Hollywood’s inclusion problem

Friday June 29th, 2018 |
Sixth-grader Christian Lopez proudly displayed the latest drawing of his comic book character, El Taco, in front of his classmates at Palms Middle School. The overhead projector lit up the classroom’s screen with his image… ... Read Full Article

New workgroup to examine CTE credentialing difficulties

Tuesday June 19th, 2018 |
(Calif.) The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing approved the launch of a workgroup that will include WestEd, the California Department of Education and other stakeholders with an interest in increasing the number of teachers with… ... Read Full Article