From community colleges to high schools and even elementary schools, students are being introduced to the work world through a variety of new programs that blend academics with on-the-job experiences in internships, job shadowing and mentoring programs.
More attention, training needed to solve the problem of misleading grades, author says.
Unaccompanied immigrant students face a daunting set of obstacles to finish high school. Many students have survived severe trauma in their home countries or missed years of school.
The California Career Pathways Trust funded alliances among school districts, businesses and colleges that established hundreds of new career pathway programs, but regional commitments were hard to sustain, a study found.
The grants will provide legal aid, mental health services, and career support to undocumented students and their families.
Adults who start college but never finish face financial aid and scheduling roadblocks in returning, a new report explains. Without diplomas, their earnings and opportunities are less.
The money will go toward developing courses for workers to advance to supervisors in the retail and service industries.
California State Board of Education adopted California’s first ever model K-12 computer science standards last week.
The State Board of Education has no answer to a basic question: Should the state measure readiness for 'college and careers' or 'college or careers'?
California colleges are pursuing a bold effort to improve graduation and transfer. Could its ambition be a stumbling block to success?
The compromise deal would create a new online community college, raise funding for the UC and CSU, and reform how community colleges are funded. The deal also adds $400 million to LCFF.
Too many students think 'STEM is only for the smartest of the smart,' while millions of jobs go unfilled.
Career technical student organizations provide hands-on, real world experience to high school students.
The report by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics report calls for an end to tracking, and more practical course offerings.
Mobile science labs, Skype lessons with scientists and robotics workshops are among the offerings at some remote schools.
Educators across the state are hard at work creating a brighter future for all those kids who historically have been underserved.