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Researchers to Pilot Virtual Engineering Internships for Long Beach Students

The Games and Professional Simulations research consortium will pilot a virtual engineering internship for high school students in Long Beach Unified, officials announced.

February 3, 2014 | Press-Telegram
Charitable Giving to CSU Hits Record High

California is renewing its investment in public higher education, and the rise in this year’s charitable giving to the California State University demonstrates the commitment of corporations, foundations and private individuals to help the CSU further its mission of educating students and sustaining high-impact learning.

February 1, 2014 | SCVTV
Linking Education to Industry

Public schools now have millions of dollars to join Sacramento’s Next Economy. Will they?

February 1, 2014 | Comstock's Magazine
Report: "Student-Centered Learning" Closes Opportunity Gap

Low-income students in four Northern California high schools that employ a more personalized approach to education are graduating from high school having completed the course sequence required for admission to California public universities at much higher rates than their district or the state as a whole.

January 30, 2014 | EdSource
Stockton School Surprised by President's State of the Union Shout Out

A Stockton high school got unexpected national praise during President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address on Tuesday.

January 29, 2014 | CBS Sacramento
New Report Fuels Fears of Decline of Regional Occupational Programs

A new report has raised concerns about the future of regional occupational programs that are geared to helping high school students explore career options and be prepared to enter the workforce after graduation.

January 26, 2014 | EdSource
$250-Million Grant Program Launched to Link Learning and Careers

California officials Tuesday opened applications for a program to help students connect their academic learning with careers, marking the nation's largest effort of its kind.

January 21, 2014 | Los Angeles Times
Unemployment: Crisis Meets Opportunity

The unemployment rate is still way too high, and Congress keeps deadlocking over small but urgently needed measures like extending unemployment benefits for those struggling to find work.

January 21, 2014 | Huffington Post
Funds Coming for Reagan Health Sciences Academy

Reagan High School officials are scheduled to meet this week to learn more about federal funding the campus plans to use to expand an academy that prepares students for health professions.

January 21, 2014 | Houston Chronicle