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Find the latest announcements and launches from the Linked Learning Alliance here—plus reflections and insights about what’s happening across the field.

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August 24, 2022 | Linked Learning Alliance

We are thrilled to be kicking off this school year celebrating the remarkable certification achievements of 26 new Linked Learning pathways.

August 23, 2022 | Rachel Zaentz

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.

August 19, 2022 | Ava Marinelli

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!

August 18, 2022

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.

August 5, 2022 | Ava Marinelli

Happy Friday! This week, we’re reading about how Oakland USD is tackling recruiting and retaining high-quality educators, coverage of the AccelerateED program, the resurgence of high school apprenticeships, and more. Have a great weekend!

August 1, 2022

Save the date for the 2023 Linked Learning Conference on February 14-17 in San Diego, CA

July 22, 2022 | Ava Marinelli

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!

July 19, 2022 | Linked Learning Alliance

The Linked Learning Alliance is hiring a Communications Intern for the Fall 2022 semester!

July 13, 2022 | Linked Learning Alliance

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.

July 8, 2022 | Linked Learning Alliance

A question that has long vexed American secondary education is whether to prepare students for college or a career. With the creation of the Golden State Pathways Program, California has decided to invest in both.