As a hub for the Linked Learning movement, the Alliance offers research, stories, and tools that help people understand the impact of Linked Learning and implement this approach at high levels of quality.
Graduation rates are climbing. Students are earning better grades. Absenteeismand discipline problems are down. Teachers see higher engagement in learning—and young people are excited about their prospects for the future.
This pre-apprenticeship framework outlines strategies and promising practices for developing high-quality programs that serve opportunity youth participants.
Curriculum & Instruction, Career-Technical Education, College & Career Readiness, Partnerships, Student Supports, Workforce Development, Work-Based Learning, Getting Started, Steps to Silver, Going for Gold, Continuous Improvement
This playbook was developed by the Clayton Christensen Institute to help K–12 and postsecondary leadership and nonprofits that work with those institutions implement and adapt strategies, tools, and metrics that build and strengthen their students’ networks. Students’ networks help support their well-being and can expand their postsecondary and career options.
As states and districts contemplate how to best use their COVID-19 relief funding, they should think differently about addressing lost learning and building better systems for the future. College and career pathways fit the bill on all counts, writes Linked Learning Alliance president Anne Stanton and Alliance for Excellent Education president and CEO Deborah S. Delisle.
This brief and its companion case studies examine the funding practices and policies of three Californiaschool districts to understand how they ensure students are connected to their sense of purpose andon the path to college and career success through times of economic hardship and prosperity.