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! This week, we’re reading articles on bringing workforce development opportunities to rural students, peer counseling to support student wellbeing, a student’s take on virtual learning, and more. Plus, check out the latest Linked Learning pathway spotlight, focused on education pathways in Los Angeles and Oakland USD. Enjoy the long weekend, and thank you so much for reading with us!
A diverse, well-prepared teaching workforce with close ties to their community is critical to the success of young people, ensuring they graduate prepared for lifelong success. Across California, districts are meeting this moment head-on, committing resources to attract new K-12 teachers and early childhood educators to the profession as early as high school.
Happy Friday! This week, we’re reading stories on the importance of breaking down silos between K-12, higher education, and workforce, the new California State Seal of Civic Engagement, the importance of social emotional learning for high schoolers, and more. As always, thanks for reading with us!
Happy Friday! We’re excited to share a piece in EdSource from Linked Learning Alliance’s President and CEO Anne Stanton on Governor Newsom’s proposed investments in college and career preparation and workforce readiness. We also round up articles on CSU’s decision to drop standardized testing from its admissions process, coverage of Education Secretary Miguel Cardona’s recently announced K-12 priorities, and COVID-19’s impact on California high schoolers’ FAFSA completion. 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 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 focus on authentic work-based learning.
I hope everyone enjoyed a restful and reflecting Martin Luther King Jr. weekend! This week, we’re reading stories on COVID-19’s impact on young people’s mental health, how policymakers can strengthen work-based learning, and more. As always, thanks for reading with us!
Join the Linked Learning Alliance for Taking Advisory Boards to the Next Level: An Industry Perspective on Tuesday February 15th, 3:30-4:30pm PT to hear from employers about what it takes to keep them engaged.