Find the latest announcements and launches from the Linked Learning Alliance here—plus reflections and insights about what’s happening across the field.
Today, SRI International’s Center for Education Policy (SRI) released new data from a multiyear evaluation of the California Linked Learning District Initiative demonstrating that Linked Learning students are making greater progress toward high school graduation and college eligibility than their peers in traditional high school programs.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson and Senate President pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg today announced the opening of a competitive application process that will award $250 million from the Career Pathways Trust to help establish, grow, and strengthen systemic connections between schools and employers.
State Senate President pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg today joined employer leaders and educators in the East Bay region to announce new incentives for employers to partner with high schools and community colleges to prepare California’s future workforce for job-rich economic sectors through the $250 million Career Pathways Trust that was championed by Senator Steinberg in the state budget.
Employer leaders, K-12 school district superintendents from districts across Tulare and Kings Counties, and partners from Fresno State University today announced a new regional commitment to work together to make Linked Learning options available to students across California’s southern Central Valley.
Employer leaders, school district superintendents, and state policymakers will host a set of events across the state to showcase Linked Learning, celebrate the commitment to make Linked Learning available to students across five regions, and highlight partnerships between schools and employers to prepare California’s future workforce for job-rich economic sectors.
Today, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) School Board unanimously approved a resolution to expand students’ access to work-based learning opportunities by requiring vendors that get contracts from LAUSD to offer high-quality work-based learning opportunities for students through the Linked Learning approach.