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November 19, 2020 | Iish Ryaru

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.

November 18, 2020 | Roneeta Guha

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.

November 18, 2020 | Linked Learning Alliance

The Linked Learning Alliance is hiring a part-time SalesForce Administrator.

November 12, 2020 | Ava Marinelli

The Linked Learning Alliance is excited to share that Yes, AND!, a panel on the power of plus for young people, has advanced to the panel picker stage of the South by Southwest EDU (SXSW EDU) conference.

November 12, 2020 | Iish Ryaru

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.

October 30, 2020 | Iish Ryaru

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.

October 15, 2020 | Iish Ryaru

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.

October 15, 2020 | Dan Storz

Day 2 of Linked Learning 101 pushed our thinking in important ways by focusing on the core conditions and systems that underpin highly impactful Linked Learning practice. Read our recap and find out what's up next at the Linked Learning Alliance.

October 7, 2020 | Linked Learning Alliance

The Linked Learning Alliance is hiring a Manager, Events and External Relations to play a pivotal role across the Linked Learning Alliance organization, working closely with our leadership, communications and practice teams to help design, coordinate and implement a rapidly expanding menu of now virtual engagement activities, including a professional development series, ongoing webinars, workshops, network meetings and, when possible again, large, in-person convenings of the Linked Learning field.

October 7, 2020 | Rachel Zaentz

The Linked Learning Alliance is pleased to announce that STEM Academy of Boyle Heights in Los Angeles Unified School District has achieved Linked Learning Gold certification. This is a national distinction that recognizes the highest quality integrated college and career pathways for their exemplary efforts to prepare students for the full range of postsecondary opportunities.