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Students From PG&E-Sponsored Energy Academies Travel to Nation’s Capital

Many of the eight students from Bakersfield, Fresno, Sacramento and Stockton who traveled here last week to meet their member of Congress and share their unique experience as PG&E Energy Academy students and paid summer interns had never traveled out of state.

November 19, 2014 | Currents
Linked Learning Helps Students Succeed

With 14 percent of the nation’s students and 20 percent of low-income students in California, the state’s educational performance has implications for the entire country.

November 7, 2014 | The Sacramento Bee
Federal Policymakers Visit Porterville Schools

A learning process known as Linked Learning, which got its start as a pilot program in 2008 at only a handful of schools including Porterville, is gaining in popularity.

September 26, 2014 | Visalia Times Delta
PUSD Pathways Worth the Visit

"We should want this for every kid in America"—those were the words of Deborah Delisle, assistant secretary for elementary and secondary education, with the U.S. Department of Education.

September 26, 2014 | Porterville Recorder
Federal Education Leader Checks Out Linked Learning in South Valley Schools

A high-level official in the federal Department of Education visited Monache High on Thursday to see for herself a program linking academics, career technical education and workplace experience.

September 25, 2014 | The Merced Sun Star
Map and Charts: Career Academies in California

Check out our new interactive map on career academies in California high schools for 2013-2014.

September 14, 2014 | EdSource
California Superintendent Torlakson Helps Launch LA HI-TECH Consortium, a Recipient of a $15 Million California Career Pathway Trust Grant for an Unprecedented Regional Effort to Prepare Tomorrows Tech Workforce

Los Angeles, Calif., Today, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson helped launch the High-Impact Information Technology, Entertainment-Entrepreneurship, and Communication Hubs (LA HI-TECH) Regional Consortium, a recipient of a $15 million California Career Pathway Trust grant.

September 8, 2014 | Pasadena City College
Long Beach Schools Think Small

The days of students feeling lost in the crowd at Long Beach’s giant high schools are numbered.

August 31, 2014 | The Orange County Register
State Superintendent Connects With Linked Learning in Strathmore

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson visited Harmony Magnet Academy in Strathmore on Aug. 22 to examine how Career Technical Education is evolving in the Central Valley.

August 27, 2014 | The Foothills Sun-Gazette