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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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Time for a New Conversation in Education

As a long time education reform advocate, I don’t mind saying that the reform agenda has gotten a bit stale. Standards based reform dates back to the 70s. The first charter laws schools were passed over 20 years ago, just … Continue reading

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Future Ready Schools Releases Publication “A Guidebook for Success: Strategies for Implementing Personalized Learning in Rural Schools”

To prepare all students for college and a career, many schools and districts nationwide have turned to “personalized learning,” a student-centered approach that tailors instruction to students’ unique strengths and needs while engaging them in challenging, standards-based academic content. Largely … Continue reading

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Hybrid Classes Outlearn Traditional Classes

Students in hybrid classrooms outperformed their peers in traditional classes in all grades and subjects, according to the newest study from two organizations that work with schools in establishing hybrid instruction. According to the 2013-2014 “Hybrid Learning Program Results,” from … Continue reading

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Competency Based Education Allows for Personalization and Equity

CompetencyWorks is a leader in the field for sharing their learning and insights so to better inform system-building and policy development across the country. Below are a few of their most popular posts on system building and equity.  The first … Continue reading

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