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Linking classroom and career creates upward mobility & a better workforce

Wednesday February 21st, 2018 |
The California economy is humming. Unemployment is at historic lows, even in many parts of the state often left behind in good times. ... Read Full Article

New partnership for youth employment and opportunity launched

Wednesday February 14th, 2018 |
The California Chamber of Commerce and the Linked Learning Alliance have launched a new California network of employer associations committed to advancing youth opportunities and reducing youth unemployment. ... Read Full Article

Holyoke High School Linked Learning Academies to Launch For Next Year

Thursday January 11th, 2018 |
Next year, Holyoke High School will be launching it’s new “Linked Learning Academies” for tenth grade students. The Academy model offers students more of a chance to study topics that interest them, as well as… ... Read Full Article

Wind tunnels and sheep brains: Students get their STEM wings at this L.A. school

Thursday November 30th, 2017 | EdSource
At her aerospace engineering elective, high school senior Keren Araujo shows off the latest creation. “We’re designing airfoils — they’re like the wings of a plane,” explained the 17-year-old. After Araujo and her fellow students… ... Read Full Article

Peers Guide 9th Graders Through ‘Make-or-Break’ Year

Wednesday November 1st, 2017 |
Two teenage boys joking around before class starts—no big deal, right? Scenes like this play out every day at high schools across the country. But this one is part of a carefully orchestrated project to… ... Read Full Article

School Bell: Top educators visit Linked Learning Pathways

Monday February 13th, 2017 |
Educators from across the United States recently visited Antioch High School’s Linked Learning Pathways to gain information about creating similar programs in their schools. About 80 participants toured the campus and classrooms ... Read Full Article

New program aims to create more uniform standards among linked learning academies

Thursday February 2nd, 2017 | EdSource
California’s hundreds of high school career academies can now boost their prestige — and create a greater degree of uniformity — through a voluntary certification program, an education nonprofit announced Tuesday. ... Read Full Article

Alliance for Excellent Education Recognized as Leader in Linked Learning Movement President Bob Wise Receives 2017 Linked Learning Policymaker Champion Award

Friday January 27th, 2017 | Alliance for Excellent Education
WASHINGTON, DC – Today the Alliance for Excellent Education was recognized for its work to expand quality Linked Learning opportunities for students in California and across the nation at the Linked Learning Convention in Oakland,… ... Read Full Article

Linked Learning helps bridge the achievement gap with school-to-career programs

Tuesday November 15th, 2016 | LAUSD Daily
L.A. Unified teachers, principals – everyone for that matter – holds high expectations for students. We expect them to learn, develop, thrive and graduate from high school with the academic knowledge and critical-thinking skills they… ... Read Full Article

Hanford West students draw inspiration from Disneyland trip

Tuesday November 8th, 2016 | The Sentinel
A trip to Disneyland was more than just a ride on Space Mountain for a group of students at Hanford West High School ... Read Full Article