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April 1, 2022 | Ava Marinelli

Happy April, Linked Learning field! This week, we’re checking out pieces on how to adapt to changing student career interests, standing up for Black lives in schools, new teen mental health data from the CDC, and more. Enjoy your weekend, and thanks for reading with us!

March 25, 2022 | Ava Marinelli

Happy Friday! This week, we’re reading stories on the need to listen to young people when it comes to their college and career readiness journeys, the rise in skilled trades programs, plus an opportunity to nominate a Linked Learning leader for K-12 Dive’s Rising Leaders Spotlight! As always, thanks for reading with us.

March 21, 2022 | Robert Curtis

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 newsletter 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 close out this series with a focus on comprehensive student supports.

March 18, 2022 | Ava Marinelli

Happy Friday! We hope you are enjoying the extra hour of sunlight. This week, we’re reading stories on the Linked Learning champion Cindy Brown in Porterville, the power of work-based learning on economic mobility, and listening to a podcast from Oakland USD young people on racial equity. As always, thanks for reading, and listening, with us!

March 11, 2022

Happy Friday! This week, we’re excited to see Linked Learning pathways named in Elena Parent and Steven L. Reed’s op-ed in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. We’re also reading stories on updating higher education rankings to be reflective of social and economic mobility metrics, preparing the next generation of equity-minded principals, and an analysis of community-driven teacher preparation programs. Thanks for reading with us!

March 9, 2022

As more and more students across California participate in pathways that integrate college and career courses and experiences, the state should consider collecting data not just on the individual components of a pathway experience, but on the overall impact of pathway participation itself, writes Linked Learning Alliance Vice President of Strategy and Impact Roneeta Guha.

March 7, 2022

We invite you to join us on Wednesday April 13 to learn how to leverage Linked Learning and adapt it for your local context and priorities.

March 4, 2022 | Ava Marinelli

Happy March, Linked Learning field! This week, we’re reading stories on COVID-19’s impact on college preparation, the role of community colleges in developing a 21st-century workforce, how pandemic funding is sparking an investment in career-technical education across the country, and more. As always, thank you for reading with us!

February 22, 2022 | Cynthia Bater

On Tuesday February 15th, we heard from employers about what it takes to keep them engaged. Panelists from across different regions and industries shared their own experiences serving on a Linked Learning advisory board and provided valuable insights into how pathways can successfully engage employers and build advisory boards that best serve the pathway, industry, and community.

February 18, 2022 | Ava Marinelli

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!