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Document Number: 8763

The Linked Learning Approach: Building the Capacity of Teachers to Prepare Students for College and Careers - This policy brief argues that teacher preparation programs based on the Linked Learning approach offer a promising model for other school districts, states, and regions to create and sustain college- and career-focused learning environments. Linked learning is aimed at improving high schools by pairing a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum with career technical education courses centered on an industry theme while offering the supports and workplace exposure that can be critical to students success. By setting up students for success in the full array of options after high school, Linked Learning seeks to bridge the college-career divide that has long characterized the American education system. (Lori Meyer, Alliance for Excellent Education, August 2010)...


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