College & Career Academy Support Network
High school: Make it fair, make it real.
- build capacity of educators and communities to enact research-based strategies for student success now and in college, career, and civic life;
- collect and disseminate evidence on student outcomes and exemplary practices;
- promote policies to make education fair and real.
Since 1998 CCASN has been working to increase educational opportunities that offer each young person support and guidance, productive engagement in the world outside of school, and preparation for both college and careers. This research-based strategy has been effective for hundreds of thousands of teenagers, including low-income students of color.
CCASN offers professional development, coaching, resource materials, and technical assistance for secondary educators, schools, and districts. CCASN also conducts research to document and improve practice, and advises policy makers at all levels.
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Just Released: Preparing Teachers for 21st Century Classrooms, by three leaders from the California State University Collaborative for the Advancement of Linked Learning (CSU CALL), and CCASN's Annie Johnston. This brief describes the research and policy shifts...read more
JUST RELEASED: Report to the Field: Equity Issues in College and Career Pathway Teaching and Learning Practices This new report summarizes the second of four working symposia on College and Career pathways, which took place April 26, 2018 at WestEd in San Francisco....read more
Distinguished Academies 2018 Brief Summary of Specific Features and Enhancements Poly PacRim Business Academy The Poly PacRim Business Academy has very supportive business partners who provide enhancements to academic and CTE business classes. The YMCA and Rotary...read more