Find the latest announcements and launches from the Linked Learning Alliance here—plus reflections and insights about what’s happening across the field.
Happy Friday! It was an exciting week for the Linked Learning field as San Bernardino City USD celebrated new Gold and Silver certified pathways. If you are a Spanish speaker, be sure to check out the Telemundo 52 feature on their work. We’re also reading pieces on the impact of student-teacher relationships on instruction quality, Gen Z’s career anxieties and aspirations, and more. Thanks for reading with us!
Leaders from the San Bernardino City Unified School District (SBCUSD) and the Linked Learning Alliance joined elected officials and industry partners in congratulating three educational pathways for achieving Linked Learning Gold certification.
Happy April, Linked Learning field! This week, we’re checking out pieces on how to adapt to changing student career interests, standing up for Black lives in schools, new teen mental health data from the CDC, and more. Enjoy your weekend, and thanks for reading with us!
Happy Friday! This week, we’re reading stories on the need to listen to young people when it comes to their college and career readiness journeys, the rise in skilled trades programs, plus an opportunity to nominate a Linked Learning leader for K-12 Dive’s Rising Leaders Spotlight! As always, thanks for reading with us.
As pathways, schools, and districts leverage Linked Learning to engage and anchor student learning, the Linked Learning Alliance is here to help. In this three-part newsletter series, we highlight resources that can support your college and career pathway journey in the three main categories: integrated program of study, authentic work-based learning, and comprehensive student supports. Today, we close out this series with a focus on comprehensive student supports.
Happy Friday! We hope you are enjoying the extra hour of sunlight. This week, we’re reading stories on the Linked Learning champion Cindy Brown in Porterville, the power of work-based learning on economic mobility, and listening to a podcast from Oakland USD young people on racial equity. As always, thanks for reading, and listening, with us!
Happy Friday! This week, we’re excited to see Linked Learning pathways named in Elena Parent and Steven L. Reed’s op-ed in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. We’re also reading stories on updating higher education rankings to be reflective of social and economic mobility metrics, preparing the next generation of equity-minded principals, and an analysis of community-driven teacher preparation programs. Thanks for reading with us!
As more and more students across California participate in pathways that integrate college and career courses and experiences, the state should consider collecting data not just on the individual components of a pathway experience, but on the overall impact of pathway participation itself, writes Linked Learning Alliance Vice President of Strategy and Impact Roneeta Guha.
We invite you to join us on Wednesday April 13 to learn how to leverage Linked Learning and adapt it for your local context and priorities.
Happy March, Linked Learning field! This week, we’re reading stories on COVID-19’s impact on college preparation, the role of community colleges in developing a 21st-century workforce, how pandemic funding is sparking an investment in career-technical education across the country, and more. As always, thank you for reading with us!