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Maine Walks the Talk – Extends Date for Proficiency-based Diplomas

In 2012, Maine’s legislature passed L.D. 1422, which established proficiency-based high school diplomas. The policy stated that the class of 2015 would be expected to demonstrate proficiency, not just pass a class in English, math, science, social studies and physical education. Based … Continue reading

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10 Principles of Proficiency-based Learning

Great Schools Partnership continues to produce great resources to support states and districts converting to competency education. They have drawn from what districts are doing in New England and have created Proficiency-based Learning Simplified resources. They are a good resource … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Considering Proficiency-based Promotion

We knew once Robert Sommers became Secretary of Education that it wouldn’t be long until we started to see Oklahoma move towards competency education.  Here are a few of the highlights of the proposed changes in administrative policy that are … Continue reading

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