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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
PUSD Once Again Shines in the Pathways Spotlight

California State Superintendent of Instruction Tom Torlakson was genuinely impressed as he toured Harmony Magnet Academy Friday, and he should have been impressed.

August 26, 2014 | The Porterville Recorder
Hands-on Visit for Top Education Chief

Impressive. An A-plus accommodation. Talented students and great instructors. That from Tom Torlakson, California’s State Superintendent of Instruction, who had nothing but nice things to say about Harmony Magnet Academy (HMA) following a visit to the school Friday.

August 23, 2014 | The Porterville Recorder
PUSD Gaining Statewide Recognition

Porterville Unified School District (PUSD) students have been the recipients of an ever-increasing number of scholarships, awards, grants and accolades over the past several years, a testament to the performance gains achieved across the entire District.

August 23, 2014 | The Porterville Recorder
School Starts Monday

The school bell will ring again beginning Monday when Chino Valley school district, Loving Savior Lutheran School in Chino Hills, and New Hope Christian School in Chino begin the 2014-15 school year.

August 23, 2014 | Champion Newspapers
Five School Districts to Split $350K for Internships, Job Shadowing

A San Diego group that espouses a method of teaching called Linked Learning will distribute $350,000 to high schools in five local school districts.

August 18, 2014 | Times of San Diego