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Study: Career-Based Teaching Leads to More Motivated Students

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.

Chamber Partners With Education to Promote Linked Learning

Save the date of October 2. That is when the Chamber and the Oxnard Union High School District will ask business leaders to hear about Linked Learning and how it can train their future workers.

College-for-All vs. Career Education? Moving Beyond a False Debate

At New Orleans charter schools, even students in the primary grades sometimes start the day with rousing chants professing their commitment to college.

August 19, 2013 | The Hechinger Report
Chino Valley Students Get Career Experiences With Linked Learning Program

Marakee Tilahum admits sanitizing a standard device that prevents swelling at a hospital can take a couple of minutes, but if she doesn’t do it the long-term effects can be devastating.

October 24, 2013 | Daily Bulletin
Kearny High Showcases Linked Learning

Linked Learning connects classwork to the work world. Students solve real-world problems in class projects and shadow professionals.

October 25, 2013 | KPBS San Digeo Public Radio
"Linked Learning" Grants to Push Career Tech in Calif. Schools

This past spring, senior Abdul Haq showed off a solar-powered trash compactor at his high school in the Sacramento suburb of Elk Grove.

October 28, 2013 | Capital Public Radio
California State Senator Huff on Linked Learning

Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar) outlines a new approach in education called Linked Learning in his Capitol Comment for the week of October 28th, 2013.

November 3, 2013 | Orange County Breeze
Sharing Roles, Risks, Responsibilities and Rewards: Carson City Supervisors to Meet With School Trustees

The 12 elected officials will discuss the school district’s strategic plan, Empower Carson City, and meaningful linkages to the City’s initiatives related to education and lifelong learning.

November 7, 2013 | Carson Now
SCHOOL NOTEBOOK: Grants Go to CSULB Criminal Justice Center

The Center for Criminal Justice at Cal State Long Beach has received nearly $2.4 million in grants from the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training to support statewide training programs for police officers and law enforcement managers.

November 8, 2013 | The Press-Telegram