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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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June 12, 2014 | Linked Learning Alliance

The Linked Learning Alliance today applauded the agreement between the California State Legislature and Governor Jerry Brown to include a second infusion of $250 million for the Career Pathways Trust in the state budget.

May 30, 2014 | Linked Learning Alliance

The Linked Learning Alliance is celebrating the award of Career Pathways Trust grants to communities and regions committed to building systemic partnerships between schools, community colleges, and employers in order to make Linked Learning opportunities available to students at scale.

May 26, 2014

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

April 7, 2014 | Linked Learning Alliance

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

March 26, 2014

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.