Find the latest announcements and launches from the Linked Learning Alliance here—plus reflections and insights about what’s happening across the field.
The U.S. Department of Education released a Request for Information on Expanding Work-Based Learning (WBL) Opportunities for Youth. In other news, the State Legislature gaveled in its 2021-22 legislative session Monday as all 120 members took the oath of office both in person and remotely.
Welcome to What We're Reading! Each week, the Alliance will be highlighting news and articles we think will resonate with the Linked Learning field. This week, we recommend a moving piece from the New York Times on teaching in the pandemic, coverage of the FAFSA application dip, as well as a few pieces of good news.
This week, the Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) released a report on the fiscal outlook for schools and community colleges in 2020-21 and beyond. In the midst of the challenges related to COVID-19 that schools throughout California are facing, this report offers some good news.
The Linked Learning Alliance is excited to announce the inaugural Linked Learning Fellows Program. This program aims to build a network of committed leaders nationwide who will work collaboratively to ensure that every young person can determine their own future through proven education approaches that blend classroom and career-based learning.
The California Department of Education (CDE) recently shared updates regarding the Perkins V 2021-22 school year application process. In addition, the November election results are mostly in.
This week we address an inquiry from the field about the status of new career measures to be included in the College/Career Indicator and how these measures will be reflected on the California School Dashboard. In other news, this past Monday, the California State Senate held an informational hearing on the challenges around distance learning.
This week we are providing a brief status update on the K-12 Strong Workforce Program funding, including applicable changes as of the most recent application cycle, insights on a State Assembly hearing about internet access during distance learning, highlights from the Educator Workforce Investment Grant.