This AB2648 report provides a blueprint for California as it expands pathways in the state.
David Stern, Charles Dayton, and Marilyn Raby
This paper outlines quantitative evidence showing the success of students who participated in Career Academies, one model for implementing Linked Learning pathways. It includes information on academic performance, high school completion, enrollment in postsecondary education, and employment after high school.
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Jeannie Oakes and Marisa Saunders, UCLA Institute for Democracy, Education & Access (UCLA/IDEA), 2007
This collection of 15 papers presents the results of a collaboration between UCLA and scholars throughout California to study Linked Learning (formerly multiple pathways). In addition to identifying the promise and challenges of Linked Learning, the UCLA studies provide a solid policy agenda and set of recommendations.
One of California’s significant public policy challenges is preparing its young people for lasting success in their educational, career, and civic pursuits. This policy brief provides twelve policy strategies for ending the separation between career and technical education (CTE) and mainstream academics, creating comprehensive Linked Learning pathways to provide a more engaging and relevant educational experience that prepares students for both postsecondary education and career, not one or the other.
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