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Linked Learning achieves gold

Seven months after Eastside High School’s Biomedical Science Academy and Lancaster High School’s Multimedia and Engineering Academy achieved Gold certification from the Linked Learning Alliance, the schools received formal congratulations from Antelope Valley Union High School District administrators, Linked Learning Alliance officials, Assemblyman Tom Lackey and industry partners.

October 23, 2019 | Antelope Valley Press
Pathways to Success: ‘Great opportunities for future’

About half a dozen school buses were pulling into the driveway around the Galaxy Theater on Monday where about 900 eight grade students from Bartlett, Pioneer, and Sequoia Middle Schools were gathered, as well as students from Porterville Military Academy who waited to be admitted to the Galaxy Theater for annual Pathway Academy presentations.

October 23, 2019 | The Porterville Recorder
LBUSD lauded for its focus on careers and learning ‘pathways’

City and education officials gathered recently to congratulate three high schools in the district for achieving Linked Learning’s Gold Certification. The students within three pathways, the Academy of Law and Justice at Cabrillo High School and the Criminal Justice and Investigation and Engineering pathways at Earnest S. McBride, Sr. High, were among the first in the country to perform well enough to earn this certification.

October 22, 2019 | Long Beach Post
To Prepare for Automation, Stay Curious and Don’t Stop Learning

Leaders in the business world are faced with the responsibility of equipping our employees with the skills necessary for paving long-lasting career paths, and the workforce must discover what will be expected as technology continues to disrupt the norm, and work as we know it.

October 8, 2019 | Harvard Business Review
Chicago Public Schools apprenticeship program designed to offer students path to careers signs up first business partners

The first group of business partners has been finalized for a new apprenticeship program that seeks to put Chicago Public Schools students on the way to careers in manufacturing, health care or information technology.

October 8, 2019 | The 74 Million
New Report Shows Large Gaps In College Progress Based On Whether Students Attend High- Or Low-Income High Schools

If you graduate from a high school attended by a high percentage of low-income students, you’re half as likely to graduate from college six years later than if you come from a low-poverty high school.

October 8, 2019 | Forbes
New Poll Finds Voters Favor Innovation, School Choice, Fair Funding and Accountability. The Democrats Should Listen.

Next week, Democrats will make history as 12 candidates crowd the debate stage, the most ever to participate in a single debate.

October 7, 2019 | The 74 Million
Student Research Takes a Hopeful Turn in Oakland Unified

When Oakland Unified School District began emphasizing solutions in its Graduate Capstone research projects, students became more hopeful than stressed and began taking action on issues close to them.

September 23, 2019 | Next Gen Learning
High School Coursework Falls Short in Workforce Prep, Survey Suggests

High schoolers believe that their educational experience is getting them ready for college. But they're less certain that their coursework is preparing them for the world of work.

September 18, 2019 | Education Week