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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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October 30, 2013 | Linked Learning Alliance

The Foundation for California Community Colleges and the Linked Learning Alliance today announced a new initiative with JPMorgan Chase to help improve the workforce readiness of high school students throughout the Golden State.

October 31, 2013 | Linked Learning Alliance

State Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff, employer leaders, and school district superintendents from the Inland Empire today announced their commitment to work together to make Linked Learning options available to students region-wide.

November 1, 2013 | Linked Learning Alliance

Employer leaders, K-12 school district superintendents from districts across Tulare and Kings Counties, and partners from Fresno State University today announced a new regional commitment to work together to make Linked Learning options available to students across California’s southern Central Valley.

November 5, 2013 | Linked Learning Alliance

State Senate President pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg today joined employer leaders and educators in the East Bay region to announce new incentives for employers to partner with high schools and community colleges to prepare California’s future workforce for job-rich economic sectors through the $250 million Career Pathways Trust that was championed by Senator Steinberg in the state budget.

January 21, 2014 | Linked Learning Alliance

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson and Senate President pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg today announced the opening of a competitive application process that will award $250 million from the Career Pathways Trust to help establish, grow, and strengthen systemic connections between schools and employers.

February 25, 2014 | Linked Learning Alliance

Today, SRI International’s Center for Education Policy (SRI) released new data from a multiyear evaluation of the California Linked Learning District Initiative demonstrating that Linked Learning students are making greater progress toward high school graduation and college eligibility than their peers in traditional high school programs.

March 23, 2014

At Kearny High School, where I am a senior, we are divided into four small schools that specialize in different career paths.

March 26, 2014

International negotiations. Two very scary words I heard my sophomore year.

April 7, 2014 | Linked Learning Alliance

The Linked Learning Alliance announced today that the first annual Linked Learning Champion award recipients have been named.

May 26, 2014

Before senior year, I had never had a job—not even babysitting or mowing lawns.