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Oakland Leaders Announce Commitment to Linked Learning

October 23rd 2013 - News Release

On October 23, 2013, the City of Oakland, the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD), and Peralta Community College District (PCCD) held a press conference to announce their new partnership to better prepare students for success in college and career. Mayor Jean Quan, OUSD Superintendent Dr. Gary Yee and PCCD Vice Chancellor Mike Orkin along with […]

CLP among the chosen grantees for the CA Education Policy Fund

September 3rd 2013 - News Release

          Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA) has established the California Education Policy Fund (CEPF) to support an ecosystem of nonprofit organizations working on deeper learning through policy change in California. The efforts aim to boost student achievement and college and career success in California, especially among disadvantaged students. Grants from the CEPF support well-established […]

Dr. Laurie Scolari and CCCLLI on City Vision KALW 91.7 FM

June 26th 2013 - News Release

CITY VISON KALW 91.7 FM Presents: Bridging the Opportunity Divide in the Bay Area What happens to young people in the Bay Area with no college degree? How can they navigate a labor market that demands high tech skills without adequate education or training? Producer and guest host Victoria Thorp and guests explore new strategies […]

In the News: LBCC Awarded Grant to Further Help Linked Learning Academy High School Students

May 13th 2013 - News Release

Career Ladders Project, CCCLLI and Linked Learning in the news! via the Long Beach Post: “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 […]

3CSN – Now accepting applications for the 2013-14 Community of Practice in Acceleration

April 16th 2013 - News Release

2013 -14 Community of Practice in Acceleration Deadline to Apply: Friday, April 19, 2013 5:00 pm 3CSN and the California Acceleration Project are now accepting applications for the 2013-14 Community of Practice in Acceleration. Participating faculty receive extensive support to develop and teach new accelerated courses in reading/writing and math, including three in-person workshops, ongoing […]

New PPIC Report – The Impact of Budget Cuts on California’s Community Colleges

March 28th 2013 - News Release

Authors: Sarah Bohn, Belinda Reyes, and Hans Johnson for Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC)  “In the aftermath of the Great Recession, which officially began in December 2007, funding for higher education in California has been severely curtailed, causing a great deal of fiscal pain for the state’s community colleges. As set out in the Master Plan for […]

New Article by Mike Rose – Time to help college professors be better teachers

March 22nd 2013 - News Release

Mike Rose  “If we want more students to succeed in college, we have to turn full attention to the craft of university-level teaching. What’s at stake is not only increasing graduation rates but providing a quality education for those who, a generation or two ago, might not have seen college as possible.” Click here to […]

A GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY: Strategies to Focus Adult Education on College and Career

March 14th 2013 - News Release

 “Other states have confronted the same challenges with which California is now wrestling. Some have made major strides in redesigning their education and workforce systems to accelerate students’ acquisition of basic math and English skills and improve students’ success in accessing and completing postsecondary programs connected to labor market opportunities.” A GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY: Strategies to […]

California Workforce Association 14th Annual Youth Employment Conference Defy the Predictable

December 3rd 2012 - News Release

California Workforce Association 14th Annual Youth Employment Conference Hyatt Regency Orange County: January 15-17, 2013  Defy the Predictable This dynamic conference showcases successful strategies in program design and implementation that are making a difference for at-risk and opportunity youth – those unconnected to school or work – and highlights unique and productive partnerships and collaborations.  Education […]

Webinar on Broadening the Benefits of Dual Enrollment

August 31st 2012 - News Release

YOU’RE INVITED TO A WEBINAR ON Broadening the Benefits of Dual Enrollment Reaching Underachieving and Underrepresented Students with Career-Focused Programs This free webinar features the results of a three-year study showing that career-focused dual enrollment programs can provide important benefits for disadvantaged students. Register today to learn recommendations for policymakers and dual enrollment practitioners, and to interact […]