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Recipe for Success: Hercules High's Award-Winning Student-Run Company Sells Cookbook, Resuable Bags

On Monday, the award-winning project from Hercules High’s Academy of Hospitality and International Tourism (AHIT) announced it has been selected to represent Northern California at the 2015 Junior Achievement National Student Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C.

May 19, 2015 | The Richmond Standard
Linked Learning Alliance Names Senate Minority Leader Bob Huff a "Policy Champion"

Senate Minority Leader Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar) was recognized as “Policy Champion” during a Policy Convention recently hosted by the Linked Learning Alliance in Sacramento.

May 7, 2015 | Orange County Breeze
Closing the Gap Between School and Work

Engaging learning preps top students and keeps struggling students in school.

March 26, 2015 | USA Today
"Linked Learning" Gives High School Students Hands-On, Real-World Career Training

Under the watchful eye of Marin County prosecutor Otis Bruce, Jr., De Anza High School senior Angelina Quilic, 18, stepped confidently to the podium in her law academy class and fired questions at her witness, classmate Kofi Asante, 17.

January 26, 2015 | East Bay Times
Guest Commentary: Nonprofit's Big Bet on Linked Learning

The Atlantic Philanthropies is committed to spending its considerable endowment by 2020 in a final push to find workable answers to some seemingly intractable social problems.

January 22, 2015 | East Bay Times
Linked Learning Jumpstarts Health Careers

At a high school in Oakland, California, students learn how to deliver a baby and tie a tourniquet as part of an education philosophy that emphasizes real-world health issues and skills.

January 22, 2015 | PBS Newshour
HISD Gets Nearly $30M in Federal Funding

The Houston Independent School District has earned nearly $30 million in federal "Race to the Top" funding.

December 18, 2014 | Houston Business Journal
East Oakland Sports Complex Offers Oakland Students a Glimpse at the Real World

Thirteen students from our Health and Fitness Pathway at Dewey Academy had the honor of taking a backstage tour at the East Oakland Sports Complex (EOSC).

December 18, 2014 | Oakland Chamber News & Updates
California Must Test Students on the Right Skills for College and Career

Californians have high expectations: We want our schools to help young people become socially responsible, creative and critical thinkers and flexible lifelong learners.

December 11, 2014 | The Sacramento Bee