Congress About to Leave Students Logged Off of Online Learning Opportunities in California and Beyond Press ReleaseSeptember 28, 2020
A statement from Alliance for Excellent Education President Bob Wise in support of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, which will rewrite the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act.
On Thursday, September 25, representatives from the U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Congress will visit Porterville Unified School District in Porterville, California for a firsthand look at Linked Learning, one of the most dynamic high school redesign efforts in the country. Linked Learning transforms the traditional high school experience by integrating rigorous academics with career-based classroom learning, real-world workplace experiences, and wraparound student support.
Alliance’s upcoming Linked Learning trip to Porterville, CA highlighted in local article In the NewsJuly 31, 2014
Porterville Unified School District’s Linked Learning education has caught the attention of Washington, D.C. The Alliance for Excellent Education, based out of Washington, D.C., will visit Porterville Unified on Sept. 25 to learn more about the district’s Linked Learning Pathway programs. “Through the district-wide implementation of Linked Learning, participating students are graduating from high school and succeeding on other indicators of success at higher rates than their peers,” said Bob Wise, president of Alliance for Excellent Education; and former governor of West Virginia, in a letter to several delegates when he invited them to PUSD.