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A young and unique school, the Critical Design and Gaming School (C:\DAGS) at Augustus Hawkins High teaches students college-preparatory humanities, math and sciences through the mindset of gamers, game designers, engineers and those seeking the skills and imagination to create and develop virtual worlds.
Over these past six years, Delaware has, from a standing start, created a statewide career pathways system that has become a model for the nation. Delaware has grown from 27 students enrolled in an advanced manufacturing program in 2014 to 16,000 students across the state currently enrolled in 25 career pathways in 12 high-growth, high-demand sectors of the state’s economy.
Educational pathway programs at two San Bernardino City Unified high schools recently achieved Gold certification by the Linked Learning Alliance, a statewide coalition of education, industry and community organizations that strives to prepare students for college, career and life.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.