New workgroup to examine CTE credentialing difficulties

Tuesday June 19th, 2018 |
(Calif.) The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing approved the launch of a workgroup that will include WestEd, the California Department of Education and other stakeholders with an interest in increasing the number of teachers with… ... Read Full Article

Oakland High School Graduate Brings His Linked Learning Success Story to Capitol Hill

Monday June 18th, 2018 |
As a child, Amin Robinson dreamed of becoming a firefighter, but his ambitions changed as he grew older. Today, this member of the Class of 2018 (pictured here in his high school graduation cap and… ... Read Full Article

What’s Working: Linked Learning’s Pathway to Success for Students

Wednesday June 13th, 2018 |
Four years ago, a young man entered the 9th grade at the STEM Academy of Hollywood seemingly marked for failure. “He was autistic, though high-functioning,” says Paul Hirsch, principal of The STEM Academy, a public… ... Read Full Article

Looking back: Principal reflects on first graduating class

Thursday June 7th, 2018 |
The big mahogany desk and row of filing cabinets that dominated Principal Roger Adams’ office when Rancho Campana High School opened, with just ninth and 10th-graders, in September 2015 are now gone, replaced by a… ... Read Full Article

Bridging High School, College, and Industry: A Case Study and Lessons for the Field

Friday June 1st, 2018 |
Behind the scenes of Makhel’s and Makhi’s successful transitions from high school to college, a team was at work that was building on the strong foundation of Skyline High’s CS&T Academy (founded in 1998 by… ... Read Full Article

CTE program prepares for modern port careers

Tuesday May 29th, 2018 |
The Port of Long Beach has awarded a handful of high school students scholarships for its summer internship program in an effort to pique their interest in modern port careers. ... Read Full Article

Students building futures at Dinuba High’s Engineering and Construction Management Academy

Thursday April 12th, 2018 |
Several students at Valley high schools are getting job offers before they even graduate. They get hands-on training. ... Read Full Article

LBUSD Students Will See What Makes Grand Prix Tick

Thursday April 12th, 2018 |
Students from the Long Beach Unified School District are getting a close-up view of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (TGPLB) tomorrow, Friday. ... Read Full Article

Building Skills Outside the Classroom With New Ways of Learning

Thursday April 5th, 2018 |
What differentiates the Mayfield Innovation Center from traditional classrooms is evident not just in the virtual reality technology, the 3-D printers or the open architecture that make the two-floor, 30,000-square-foot building seem less of a… ... Read Full Article

How More Meetings Might Be The Secret To Fixing High School

Saturday March 31st, 2018 |
The week before winter break, snow is piled up around St. Louis Park High School, a low-slung, rambling brick complex in suburban Minneapolis. And more snow is falling. ... Read Full Article