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23 Jun 2017

Fresno’s school drop-outs a problem for entire Valley.

Jerrold H. Jensen, Visalia 6:16 a.m. PT May 19, 2017 About 70% of the inmates in our state prisons are high school dropouts – and Fresno Unified has a history of producing a lot of them. Fresno taxpayers would probably be surprised to learn enrollment in their school district has…


23 Jun 2017

Students aim to advance the next level of defense

LANCASTER – Today’s youth will be on the frontline in the future of cybersecurity and a group of students at Learn4Life’s Desert Sands Charter High School look to help advance the next level of defense. Two teams from the school competed for the first time in the CyberPatriot IX competition…


23 Jun 2017

Learn4Life student receives $10,000 scholarship from University of Antelope Valley

Learn4Life (l4L) student, Alani Dunlap got a little help to continue her education after graduation with a scholarship from University of Antelope Valley (UAV).  UAV offers this scholarship opportunity to schools in the Antelope Valley to ensure that local students are aware of local community college/career options available to them….


23 Jun 2017

Only One in Five Holds a High School Diploma in Two California Cities: Mayors Join Forces to Solve the Problem

The Learn4Life Mobile Learning Center classroom on wheels increases access among at-risk students in rural communities throughout Central California FRESNO — November 2, 2016 — The mayors of Selma and San Joaquin, located in the drought-stricken Central Valley of California, have joined forces with nonprofit dropout recovery program Learn4Life to…


23 Jun 2017

Former At-Risk Students Eager to Win CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Defense Competition

Career technical education programs like CyberPatriot prepare Learn4Life students for careers in technology and science LANCASTER, Calif. ­– (Oct. 27, 2016) ­– Students at Learn4Life, a dropout recovery program for at-risk high school students, begin the first round of competition in the Air Force Association’s ninth annual CyberPatriot education program….


23 Jun 2017

Preparing Students for Success in the New Economy

The job market of today looks a lot different than it did 20 years ago. With the decline in mid-level manufacturing jobs (down to 10% from 25% over the past four decades) and a greater need for highly skilled information technology workers, employees without the skills to fit into this…


23 Jun 2017

WIOA Spotlight: Access Inc.

In today’s economic and social landscape, education isn’t just about books and tests. It’s also about preparing students for the challenges of the 21st-century job market. As a nonprofit workforce innovation partner, we work with a variety of community-based organizations to provide our students with job skills training and support…


23 Jun 2017

Summer IT Showdown

In the ultimate test of their skills, Learn4Life Advanced IT students competed against our own professional Tech Department in the First Annual IT Summer Showdown. This friendly competition was designed to help students prepare for the CompTIA A+ Certification and build confidence in their ability to compete in the real-world…


23 Jun 2017

Our Own Baja 1000 Tech Crew

Experts agree, when it comes to career readiness, nothing beats hands-on experience. And for kinesthetic learners — those often shortchanged by traditional “book and lecture” education models — the chance to interact with practical applications can make the difference between confusion and competence. So when Learn4Life students got the chance…


23 Jun 2017

Learn4Life’s Traveling Classroom Sees Its First Class of High School Graduates

California-based nonprofit dropout recovery program Learn4Life celebrates the inaugural graduating class of its Mobile Learning Center. The classroom on wheels provides a free high school diploma program to students in the rural communities of Fresno County. The Mobile Learning Center (MLC) travels throughout agricultural areas in central California, allowing students…