Find the latest announcements and launches from the Linked Learning Alliance here—plus reflections and insights about what’s happening across the field.
This week, check out stories on the role COVID-19 may be playing in bringing new attention to career-technical education, how we define success in higher education, getting parents invested in project-based learning, and more. Have a wonderful weekend, and thanks for reading with us!
On Sunday October 10, Governor Gavin Newsom signed every bill below that we identified as bills of interest last month. These bills address key components of Linked Learning, including student supports, youth civic engagement, higher education access, and more.
Join the 2021-22 Linked Learning Counselors Network, launching on Tuesday November 2nd.
As data continues to emerge around high school graduation and college enrollment trends amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, it is clear that young people are facing unprecedented challenges when it comes to postsecondary transitions. With this urgent landscape top of mind, Strada Education Network, Baltimore City Public Schools, and the Linked Learning Alliance came together at the National College Attainment Network’s 2021 Rebuilding for Postsecondary Equity Conference to discuss possible paths forward.
On October 6, 2021, Capitol Advisors and the California Department of Education joined the Linked Learning Alliance for a robust conversation with the field on the historic K-12 California budget.
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.
Happy October, Linked Learning field! In this week’s What We’re Reading, we share articles covering COVID-19’s impact on high school graduates, computer science course access in California high schools, dual enrollment, and more. Plus, a very special video highlighting a Linked Learning teacher named Los Angeles County Teacher of the Year.