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October 6, 2021 | Linked Learning Alliance

October is shaping up to be a busy month here at the Linked Learning Alliance, and across our districts! We are looking forward to seeing you at upcoming workshops, webinars, and network meetings throughout the month. We're also excited to share a new set of tools and resources designed to support pathways at the school and district level from creation to continuous improvement.

September 21, 2021 | Linked Learning Alliance

The Linked Learning Alliance is pleased to announce the appointment of Fred A. Jones, Jr. to the Alliance’s Board of Directors.

September 9, 2021 | Linked Learning Alliance

The school year is gearing up, the Alliance is looking forward to connecting you with events and resources to support you this year. In this week's newsletter, we are excited to announce applications for this year's Linked Learning Fellows program, share our first student alumni network event of the school year, and celebrate summer internships.

August 10, 2021 | Linked Learning Alliance

The Linked Learning Alliance is pleased to welcome Cynthia Bater to the new position of senior director, partner engagement. In this role, based in Southern California, Bater will lead the Alliance’s efforts to cultivate, expand, and strengthen system structures and essential partnerships to bring Linked Learning to scale in California and beyond.

July 23, 2021 | Linked Learning Alliance

The Alliance for Excellent Education, in partnership with the College in High School Alliance, Everyone Graduates Center, Linked Learning Alliance, and National College Attainment Network, has released a new guide that walks through available COVID-19 funding and how districts can invest these funds in evidence-based strategies.

July 14, 2021 | Linked Learning Alliance

California Governor Gavin Newsom signed the long-awaited K-12 education trailer bill on July 9, 2021. The 2021-22 budget includes historic funding levels focused on getting students back into the classroom and ensuring those disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic get the support they need to promote their overall well-being and academic success.

July 1, 2021 | Linked Learning Alliance

On June 22, Roneeta Guha, Vice President of Strategy & Impact, joined Bob Balfanz and Jenny Nagaoka to discuss how to keep young people connected to educational aspirations as communities recover from COVID-19.

June 18, 2021 | Linked Learning Alliance

The Linked Learning Alliance reflects on Juneteenth

June 7, 2021 | Linked Learning Alliance

As districts, schools, and pathways determine how to spend new and existing public dollars for COVID relief to support students, the Linked Learning Alliance and Partnership for Children & Youth are proud to share A Summer Like No Other: Accelerating Learning for High School Students.

June 3, 2021 | Linked Learning Alliance

The COVID-19 pandemic has had profound effects on our society. In addition to presenting new challenges, the pandemic has exacerbated existing educational inequities for students of color and those from low-income households. As California moves toward economic recovery, it is more critical than ever to understand the educational and youth development strategies that keep all students on a path to college, career, and life success from the moment they begin their educational journeys.