Monthly Archives: March 2015

Engage and connect: 2015 Linked Learning Alliance Policy Convening

30 Mar
by Hilary McLean, Linked Learning Linked Learning is an approach to college and career readiness that integrates rigorous academics, sequenced technical training, work-based learning and personalized student supports that is most often provided through high school career pathways. The approach continues to grow in prominence across California because of its positive impacts on student engagement, achievement and post-secondary success. Linked Learning also provides the ideal platform for cross-sector collaboration and policy development on an array of topic areas that focus...

CSBA members advocate in Sacramento; urge repeal of SB 858 reserve cap

18 Mar
by Hugh Biggar, Writer, CSBA 150 and 800. Those were key numbers for CSBA on Legislative Action Day  held on Tuesday, March 10. More than 150 members advocated for education in meetings with state representatives and more than 800 letters and resolutions called for a repeal of a reserve cap contained in SB 858. With repealing the cap CSBA’s top legislative priority in 2015, CSBA President and Moreno Valley Unified School District board member Jesús M. Holguín and CEO and...

Nutritious Breakfast to Promote Learning Readiness and Healthy Eating

2 Mar
By Jesus Mendoza, Jr., Regional Administrator of USDA Food and Nutrition Service Please join us in creating a healthier future for our children through both celebrating National School Breakfast Week and implementing or expanding the School Breakfast Program. Economic hardship, hectic mornings for families, and inadequate nutrition education make receiving a healthy breakfast difficult for many of America’s children. Utilizing innovative United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) School Breakfast Program approaches, many schools are successfully providing students the initial daily...