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Find the latest announcements and launches from the Linked Learning Alliance here—plus reflections and insights about what’s happening across the field.

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February 25, 2014 | Linked Learning Alliance

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.

January 21, 2014 | Linked Learning Alliance

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.

November 5, 2013 | Linked Learning Alliance

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.

November 1, 2013 | Linked Learning Alliance

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.

October 31, 2013 | Linked Learning Alliance

State Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff, employer leaders, and school district superintendents from the Inland Empire today announced their commitment to work together to make Linked Learning options available to students region-wide.

October 30, 2013 | Linked Learning Alliance

The Foundation for California Community Colleges and the Linked Learning Alliance today announced a new initiative with JPMorgan Chase to help improve the workforce readiness of high school students throughout the Golden State.

October 28, 2013 | Linked Learning Alliance

State Senate President pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg, employer leaders, and school district superintendents today announced their commitment to work together to make Linked Learning options available to students across the greater Sacramento region.

October 24, 2013 | Linked Learning Alliance

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson, school district leaders, and employer leaders from the San Diego region today kicked off the 2013 Linked Learning Fall Showcase.

October 23, 2013 | Linked Learning Alliance

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.

September 13, 2013

Excitement, happiness, and accomplishment are all things I felt when I found out I was interning at Kaiser Permanente’s Baldwin Park Medical Center.