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School programs eye gold certification

Thursday April 18th, 2019 |
LANCASTER — Eastside High School’s Biomedical Science Academy and Lancaster High School’s Multimedia and Engineering Academy are two of the first 12 pathways statewide to receive a pilot gold certification from the Linked Learning Alliance.… ... Read Full Article

High school students could earn college degrees with partnership between LBCC and Browning

Thursday April 18th, 2019 |
Future graduates at Browning High School could one day walk away with a diploma in each hand — and a head start on college or their careers. Officials at Long Beach Unified School District and… ... Read Full Article

A School That Embraces a Trendy Model: The Start-Up

Thursday April 18th, 2019 |
They brainstorm in conference rooms equipped with whiteboards, use high-end computers and equipment and are given free breakfast and lunch. Except these are no start-up workers. ... Read Full Article

In Real Life: How can CBE systems ensure learning is deep, ongoing, and integrated?

Thursday April 18th, 2019 |
Long before she had GPS on her mobile phone, my mother would navigate for our family road trips using turn-by-turn directions printed out from the American Automobile Association. While my father drove, she would call… ... Read Full Article

The Young and the Woke: It Takes Village

Thursday April 18th, 2019 |
PODCAST – In this episode, we learn about Leonardo, a senior in the Health Academy at Oakland Technical High School. His story paints a picture of how the path to high school graduation isn’t always… ... Read Full Article

Modernizing Career and Technical Education

Wednesday December 12th, 2018 |
Standing in front of her former teachers at Skyline High School in Oakland, California, this September, alum Keylah Cage had come full circle. There to present on behalf of the Roots Community Health Clinic, a… ... Read Full Article

Coachella Valley grows stronger through college, career pathways

Thursday October 4th, 2018 |
The Coachella Valley is making real progress on what others might consider an audacious goal: We want to provide every young person with a clear pathway into a career with good wages in a high-growth… ... Read Full Article

Making learning matter can spell success in San Bernardino

Friday September 28th, 2018 |
Here’s a pointed question posed by generations of students: Why do I need to know this? Young people are usually told to imagine a distant future where coursework could matter to their job. That question… ... Read Full Article

Ag leaders of tomorrow being taught in novel Valley program

Saturday September 1st, 2018 |
A class of 124 graduates from Wonderful Ag Career Prep is demonstrating the power of high school that combines college and career preparation in the San Joaquin Valley. Of this graduating class, 99 young men… ... Read Full Article

What Do Employers Want in a New Hire? Mostly, Good Speaking Skills

Tuesday August 28th, 2018 |
What executives want the most when they’re hiring new people is strong speaking skills, but they have a tough time finding candidates who are good at it, according to a survey released Tuesday. ... Read Full Article