Find the latest announcements and launches from the Linked Learning Alliance here—plus reflections and insights about what’s happening across the field.
The need for highly skilled computer science, cybersecurity, and information technology professionals is on the rise. Linked Learning pathways across California are preparing their students to take on these roles with high-quality, hands-on learning in the computer science and IT field.
Healthcare is one of the largest job creators in California. Currently, the healthcare sector employs millions of Californians with healthcare jobs comprising one of the state’s fastest-growing occupations. Learn about how a Gold Certified Linked Learning pathway in Antelope Valley Union High School District is innovating workforce and college readiness for students in the healthcare industry through a summer learning experience.
Happy Friday! This week, we’re reading about the continued resurgence of career-technical education programs, the need to increase funding for Black students in California, a new network for teacher apprenticeships, and more. Enjoy your weekend, and thank you for reading with us!
We’ve got exciting news - we are relaunching our alumni network this fall with a virtual event and alumni panel. We invite you to share this opportunity with your current students and any alumni you are in contact with. All current Linked Learning students and alumni are welcome to join.
Happy Friday, Linked Learning! This week, we’re excited to see the fantastic work taking place in Eastside High Schools’ biomedical Science Academy, a Gold Certified Linked Learning pathway, be featured in Antelope Valley Press. We’re also reading stories on the impact COVID-19 has had on Latinx student success, the state and federal funding for community schools, California’s commitment to apprenticeships, and more. As always, thanks for reading with us!
On June 30, Governor Newsom signed the 2022–2023 state budget, which includes a $700 million investment in Golden State Pathways and dual enrollment. These funds will dramatically increase the number of young people who have access to genuine, effective college and career opportunities—and bring about new education and workforce equity for generations.