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Students who attend a high school where study plans are based on preparing for a specific career are more likely to graduate and continue on to postsecondary schools than their public school counterparts are, according to a recent study by UCLA's Institute for Democracy, Education and Access.
A new report from The Education Trust finds that programs aimed at increasing college access and graduation rates among black and Latino students are having a positive effect.
The school district is going solar — and it hopes to energize student learning in the process.
In anticipation of its opening in September, Ernest S. McBride High School in Long Beach was previewed by the community in an open house Tuesday, July 9.
There's no arguing the facts: California's unemployment rate, as of May, was 8.6 percent. Yet there are more than 840,000 jobs available now.
Once-threatened programs that prepare high school students for careers and adults for jobs or college appear likely to get at least a two-year reprieve under the compromise budget plan negotiated between legislative leaders and Gov. Jerry Brown.
Programs that prepare students for college and careers are about to get a jolt of one-time state money that supporters are counting on to lead to a permanent and sustainable expansion of programs.
The Sonoma Valley Unified School District is one of six county districts that will receive significant grant monies over the next five years to expand course offerings and workforce training opportunities through Sonoma County's Career Technology Education (CTE) Fund.
The health care industry is one of the state’s fastest- growing job sectors, but there are some gaps in the pipeline of skilled workers coming in to fill those positions.