Profile of California Partnership Academies (PDF, 1.50 MB)
In this report from ConnectEd and the Career Academy Support Network, the evidence suggests that the partnership academies are succeeding on several important fronts.
The Status of the Teaching Profession - 2009 (PDF, 2.03 MB)
In chapters 4 and 5 of this report, the Center for the Future of Teaching and Learning outlines the skills and knowledge teachers need to succeed in redesigned schools and the preparation and ongoing professional development needed to support their work.
Linked Learning Feasibility Study
Website with information on the feasibility study for establishing and expanding Linked Learning in California that WestEd is conducting for AB2648.
Criteria for Linked Learning Pathway Quality Review and Continuous Improvement (PDF, 175 KB)
These criteria are intended to serve multiple purposes. For pathway team members involved in the pathway quality review process, they serve as a guide to build, improve, and sustain high quality pathways. For others – educational leaders, industry and postsecondary partners, policymakers, and community members – they serve to deepen understanding by describing the elements of a high quality pathway.
California Partnership Academy
An initiative of the California Department of Education that provides funds for high schools implementing career academies.
Specialized Secondary Programs
Learning communities funded by the California Department of Education that provide students with advanced learning opportunities through themed curriculum while integrating the use of technology.
NAF Network of Academies
A national network of over 500 high school career academies supported by the National Academy Foundation.