News & Events Archives: June 2018

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

Oakland High School Graduate Brings His Linked Learning Success Story to Capitol Hill

Monday June 18th, 2018 |
As a child, Amin Robinson dreamed of becoming a firefighter, but his ambitions changed as he grew older. Today, this member of the Class of 2018 (pictured here in his high school graduation cap and… ... Read Full Article

Five college-bound students Awarded Linked Learning Scholarship

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 14, 2018 Hilary McLean, Executive Vice President | E: Five college-bound students Awarded Linked Learning Scholarship SACRAMENTO, CA — The Linked Learning Alliance has awarded its annual scholarship awards to… Read More

What’s Working: Linked Learning’s Pathway to Success for Students

Wednesday June 13th, 2018 |
Four years ago, a young man entered the 9th grade at the STEM Academy of Hollywood seemingly marked for failure. “He was autistic, though high-functioning,” says Paul Hirsch, principal of The STEM Academy, a public… ... Read Full Article

New CA Budget Deal Allocates $300M Annually for K-12 CTE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 6, 2018 Hilary McLean, Executive Vice President | E: New CA Budget Deal Allocates $300 Million Annually for K-12 Career Technical Education The Linked Learning Alliance applauds CA Governor Jerry… Read More

Looking back: Principal reflects on first graduating class

Thursday June 7th, 2018 |
The big mahogany desk and row of filing cabinets that dominated Principal Roger Adams’ office when Rancho Campana High School opened, with just ninth and 10th-graders, in September 2015 are now gone, replaced by a… ... Read Full Article

Bridging High School, College, and Industry: A Case Study and Lessons for the Field

Friday June 1st, 2018 |
Behind the scenes of Makhel’s and Makhi’s successful transitions from high school to college, a team was at work that was building on the strong foundation of Skyline High’s CS&T Academy (founded in 1998 by… ... Read Full Article