Monday, November 11, 2019

CalChamber, Linked Learning Alliance Form Network to Help Youth Find Jobs

The California Chamber of Commerce and the Linked Learning Alliance have launched a California network of employer associations committed to advancing youth opportunities and...

New Chamber Network Brings Employers Ways to Help Build Future Workforce

The California Chamber of Commerce and the Linked Learning Alliance have launched a new California network of employer associations committed to advancing youth opportunities...

Teacher Shortage, Solutions Subject of Education Committee Meeting

The shortage of teachers in California was the focus of a panel discussion at the recent meeting of the California Chamber of Commerce Education...

CalChamber Board Backs Education Facilities Bond

The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has voted to support the Kindergarten through Community College Public Education Facilities Bond Act of 2016,...

Court Accepts CalChamber Brief Supporting Vergara Education Case

A friend-of-the-court brief filed by the California Chamber of Commerce and other business organizations supporting the landmark decision in Vergara v. California has been...

Job Creator Workforce Development Bill Moves to Senate

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported education bill aiming to increase the pool of skilled workers has passed the Assembly with unanimous support. AB 669 (Berman;...

State High Court Leaves Intact Decision Reversing Landmark Teacher Tenure Ruling

The California Supreme Court this week declined to review a decision by the Second District Court of Appeals overturning a landmark lower court ruling...

Appeals Court Hears Oral Arguments in Landmark Teacher Tenure Case

A three-judge panel at the Second District Court of Appeal this week heard arguments in the landmark teacher tenure case, Vergara v. California. The California...

CalChamber Promotes Science Component in Education Accountability Standards

Science should be included as a key indicator in measuring student performance when the state creates its new school accountability system, the California Chamber...

Task Force Finalizes Recommendations to Close Workforce Gaps

A community college task force will present its final proposals on how to prepare California’s workforce for high-value jobs to the California Community Colleges...

CalChamber Joins U.S. Effort to Expand Work Experience Opportunities for Youth

The California Chamber of Commerce and the Linked Learning Alliance are partnering with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) to expand opportunities for...

College Prep, Graduation Rates Get Education Committee Attention

The CalChamber Education Committee hears from Michal Kurlaender, associate professor and chair of the Graduate Group in Education at the University of California, Davis...

CalChamber-Endorsed Plan to Close Workforce Gap Gets Unanimous Approval

The Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges this week unanimously approved recommendations of a special task force on how to strengthen workforce...

Four Ways California Can Help Get More Grads Ready for College, Career

The California economy is humming. Unemployment is at historic lows, even in many parts of the state often left behind in good times. But even...

Chambers Urge Stronger Link Between Career Education Funding, Work Needs

The California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of local chambers of commerce are asking legislators to broaden the criteria for career technical education...