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Lemoore students learn about solar energy

Monday August 1st, 2016 | The Sentinel
LEMOORE — High school engineering students received a hands-on learning experience about solar energy this past week. ... Read Full Article

Good Schools for All: Marrying College Prep and Career Prep

Thursday July 28th, 2016 | Voice of San Diego
Thanks to a funding surge, more California schools are launching career academies, or programs that combine academic and technical skills. That means students get a jumpstart on connecting what they learn in school to the… ... Read Full Article

Sac State, SCUSD receive $900,000 grant to train teachers

Monday July 11th, 2016 | Sacramento State News
Sacramento State and Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) have been awarded a $900,000 grant by the S.D. Bechtel Jr. Foundation to expand practice-based training for new K-8 teachers in implementing California’s math and science standards. ... Read Full Article

Building job-based learning bridges with schools

Tuesday June 28th, 2016 | Cabinet Report
(Calif.) After making significant progress in establishing worked-based and linked learning programs, California schools have struggled to find enough employers willing to provide all the job-shadowing and apprenticeship experiences the student demand calls for ... Read Full Article

Medical Apprentice Program gives students inside look at medical field

Friday June 10th, 2016 | Visalia Times-Delta
Visalia Unified high school students got a glimpse of what a future in the medical field might look like this week thanks to Kaweah Delta’s first Medical Apprentice Program. ... Read Full Article

California Grows An Educational Approach That Links Student Aspirations To Workforce Needs

Wednesday June 8th, 2016 | Forbes
Simon Tran is on the fast track. A junior at the Kearny High School of Digital Media and Design in San Diego, Simon makes the most of learning in a school with a digital media arts industry theme. ... Read Full Article

5 Initiatives Keeping Public Schools Vital

Wednesday June 8th, 2016 | Huffington Post
2. ‘Linked Learning’ is helping more public school students to succeed in technical fields. ... Read Full Article

Law students bring legal literacy to local schools

Wednesday June 8th, 2016 | USC News
Alexandra Mateus, a third-year law student, said the USC Gould School of Law’s Street Law program is the reason she selected the school. ... Read Full Article

JPMorgan Chase’s $4M grant to give Detroiters jobs

Wednesday June 1st, 2016 | Detroit Free Press
The nation’s largest bank pledged to pour $4 million into a coalition effort to match 10,000 Detroit high school students with career education and work experiences to boost employment over the next three years. ... Read Full Article

California students need college prep and career technical education

Friday May 27th, 2016 | Sacramento Bee
In his column “Mandated college prep hurts” (Insight, May 6), Dan Walters prescribes an education system for California that would return the state to the days of tracking “gifted and college-bound” students into challenging academic… ... Read Full Article