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Assembly Bill 2648 Multiple Pathways

Assembly Bill (AB) 2648

On September 30, 2008, Governor Schwarzenegger signed AB 2648, which adds Section 52372.5 to the Education Code. This bill requires that the Superintendent of Public Instruction develop, in conjunction with a number of specified entities, a report that explores the feasibility of establishing and expanding additional multiple pathway programs in California.

Guiding Principles of Pathways

Core Components of Pathways

Multiple Pathways

Other Resources


May 12, 2010: State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell released a report and recommendations about expanding a high school transformation approach that links rigorous academic course work, career technical training, work-based learning opportunities and greater student supports. The approach, originally known as Multiple Pathways, is now referred to as Linked Learning.


Questions pertaining to California Department of Education AB 2648 Multiple Pathways can be directed to:

Darrell Parsons, Education Programs Consultant
Phone: 916-319-0481

Questions:   High School Innovations & Initiatives Office |
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