Find the latest announcements and launches from the Linked Learning Alliance here—plus reflections and insights about what’s happening across the field.
I hope this finds everyone well and coping as best you can with this new reality—which, honestly, feels anything but real. Most importantly, I hope each and every one of you has found a way to navigate the demands of caring for your loved ones while supporting your work families—your fellow educators, schools, districts and, most importantly, the students and communities you serve so passionately and well every day in Linked Learning pathways. It is a challenging time to say the least, and we are all trying to get through it together.
With more than 15 years of experience as a high school teacher, principal, and leader in education networking and policy, Ryaru brings significant expertise to bear as the Alliance strives to strengthen and expand the partnerships needed to provide more students nationwide with relevant, high-impact educational experiences that lead to meaningful college and career opportunities.
Today we make a great stride forward in meeting the California public education system’s goal of preparing all students for college and career. Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed into law AB 1240, which updates the definition of “pupil achievement” that schools report in their Local Control and Accountability Plans (LCAPs) in an important way.
Charged with finding new ideas for increasing college completion in the Central and San Joaquin Valleys and Inland Empire, the new Council for Post-Secondary Education has an important responsibility—and a remarkable opportunity—to tackle issues at the core of our state’s dismal postsecondary completion rates.