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As California's K-12 schools move to new common core curriculum, the state's public four-year university systems are also revising their entrance course guidelines to provide clearer direction for high schools developing new standards-aligned, college-required classes.
Before job-seekers fill out an application for work making foam products for the aerospace industry at General Plastics Manufacturing in Tacoma, they have to take a math test.
A growing education gap in California could diminish workers’ chances of finding jobs in the coming years, according to a study.
An honor bestowed upon only a handful of academies nationwide each year is what Porterville Unified School District’s Harmony Magnet Academy of Engineering in Strathmore has achieved.
A skilled workforce is seen as key to turning the California economy around.
As educators across the country implement the Common Core State Standards, we see two paths emerging ... and diverging.
A new report shows promise for high school programs called Linked Learning.
Expanding Access, Creating Options: How Linked Learning Pathways Can Mitigate Barriers to College and Career Access in Schools and Districts
As the Linked Learning high school reform initiative expands across California, the results of a two-year study by the Education Trust–West identifies promising practices in Linked Learning schools and districts.
Over the 15 years Jack Stewart has been president of the California Manufacturers and Technology Association, he has watched as an issue he champions—career-focused education in high school—has been pushed aside in name of education reform that has focused on classroom-based academic standards.