Category Archives: Articles/Reports

Guidance and Resources for Back to School Planning

Below are a few resources that will be useful for educators and school leaders to use in order to develop and implement effective plans and strategies for returning to school in the fall. New Hampshire Back to School Guidance This … Continue reading

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How to Host Virtual Commencement Ceremonies for the Class of 2020

For those schools wondering about how to plan and implement Virtual Commencement Exercises, here are a few articles that you might find helpful with this process. Ghee are lots of ways to do it, and make it special for graduating … Continue reading

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Classrooms Powered by Census Data

Statistics in Schools brings school subjects to life using real-world Census Bureau data to create materials for use year after year at all grade levels. Why 2020 Matters for Schools. The 2020 Census count impacts the federal funds that communities … Continue reading

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Ten Things Everyone Should Know about K-12 Students’ Digital Learning, 2018

Students Speak Up on Technology & Learning #1 It’s not just about engagement Sure, digital learning may be engaging but middle school students say the real benefits are getting better grades (54%), learning at their own pace (53%) and developing … Continue reading

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“Meeting Students Where They Are” Report Release by CompetencyWorks

Today, CompetencyWorks (@CompetencyWorks), an initiative of iNACOL, released a new report, Meeting Students Where They Are. This paper explores how K-12 competency-based schools and districts can more effectively meet students where they are, fully preparing students for success in college, career … Continue reading

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Designing for Equity: Leveraging Competency Based Education to Ensure All Students Succeed

CompetencyWorks releases new publication, Designing for Equity: Leveraging Competency Based Education to Ensure All Students Succeed. This publication offers equity strategies for personalized, competency-based education to ensure a more equitable K-12 education system. Districts and schools can use the equity … Continue reading

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iNACOL Publishes Guidance on Moving Education from Current to Future State

Current to Future State: Issues and Action Steps for State Policy to Support Personalized, Competency-Based Learning This report provides a roadmap and action steps for state policymakers to catalyze transformational change in K-12 education toward a future vision for systems … Continue reading

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Next Generation Approaches to Certifying Student Readiness for Future Success

Meaningful qualifications are credentials and degrees awarded based on demonstrated mastery of the skills, knowledge and dispositions students need for success in higher education, the modern workforce and in life. More meaningful qualifications can motivate students, improve college persistence and … Continue reading

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Goffstown School District Implements Microwave Communication to Remote Classroom

Goffstown, NH.  The SAU#19 Business Office, located in the historic original 1874 school house in center of Goffstown, recently replaced the cupola on its roof. Time and the elements had taken its toll on the original structure, but in replacing … Continue reading

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iNACOL Releases: Quality and Equity by Design: Charting the Course for the Next Phase of Competency-Based Education

This publication seeks to advance K-12 competency education along four key issues: quality, equity, meeting students where they are, and policy. K-12 education in the United States and across the world is at a critical point in its evolution, and … Continue reading

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