News Article

Mayor Steinberg wins state support for idea of paid internships for Sacramento high schoolers

December 16, 2016

During his swearing-in speech Tuesday, Steinberg said he intended to provide paid internships to at least 50 percent of juniors and seniors in city schools within four years. The internships would aim to give hands-on vocational training to kids who may not be immediately bound for college.

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News Article

Community College soft skills program scales to meet growing employer demand

December 8, 2016

To upgrade the "soft skills" of California students, a new training curriculum is now available to all 114 of the state's community colleges. The comprehensive program, called New World of Work (NWOW) has been officially endorsed by the California Community College Chancellor's Office after four years of development.

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News Article

California Grows an Educational Approach that Links Student Aspirations to Workforce Needs

June 6, 2016

California has been at the forefront of using technology platforms such as LaunchPath to make it easier for employers to develop or expand work-based learning opportunities for teens and young adults.

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News Article

Antioch Community Members Play Principle for a Day

February 16, 2016

Linked Learning academies participated in the Principle for a Day program to help community members connect with students and observe them learning real world skills.

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Press Release

High School Students Will Soon Have One-Stop Shop Career Pathways e-Portal

February 9, 2016

A new partnership between ConnectEd, the Foundation for California Community Colleges, and the Linked Learning Alliance, will soon provide a centralized way to connect San Diego students to transformative hands-on work experiences.

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Press Release

Linked Learning Alliance and CalChamber team up with U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's National Network to Reduce Youth Unemployment

January 11, 2016

The Linked Learning Alliance and the California Chamber of Commerce announce a partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation to expand opportunities for teenagers and young adults to get work experiences that can lead to college and career advancement.

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MEDIA CONTACTS

Foundation for California Community Colleges
Nancy Pryor, 916.498.6702

Linked Learning Alliance
Hilary McLean, 916.248.4848