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To stem the tide of high school dropouts and a lack of college and career preparedness among graduates, a growing number of schools and districts across the state are turning to the promising practices and opportunities of Linked Learning.
Bob Wise, president of the Alliance for Excellent Education encourages President Obama and Congress not to overlook the positive economic impact of a quality and equitable education for all students.
The leader of the California State Senate says the way to encourage more and stronger bonds between industry and education is through, well, bonds.
When Gov. Jerry Brown unveiled his new education spending plan as part of his January budget, Christine Hoffman, who oversees one of the largest career preparation programs in California, knew she—and arguably, the rest of the state—had a problem.
At Oakland's MetWest High School, internships with the local business community are the cornerstone of the curriculum.
As the Supreme Court weighs a case that could decide the future of affirmative action in college admissions, California offers one glimpse of a future without it.
Producing a documentary for a class project opened high school students' eyes to the forces shaping their community.
Long Beach City College was awarded a $75,000 Career Ladders Project (CLP) grant as they began participation in the California Community College Linked Learning Initiative (CCCLLI), which aims to ease the transition for high school graduates in healthcare-related Linked Learning Academies into college curriculums.
The school year's almost over for California's students. For kids in some 60 districts across the state, it'll mean goodbye to traditional classes.