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

Quality and Equity by Design: Charting the Course for the Next Phase of Competency-Based Education Download the Full PDFBack to Publications Page October 28, 2017   COMPETENCYWORKS Competency-based learning is on the rise in high schools across America. This new report outlines four key issues – quality, equity, meeting students where they are, and policy…

CBE 360 Survey Toolkit

CBE 360 Survey Toolkit Download the Full PDFBack to Publications Page September 07, 2027   AMERICAN INSTITUTES FOR RESEARCH (AIR) Competency-based education allows students to master skills and knowledge at their own pace, and has been gaining popularity nationwide as teachers seek ways to ensure that every student is well prepared for college and career.…

Leadership Competencies for Learner-Centered, Personalized Education

Leadership Competencies for Learner-Centered, Personalized Education Download the Full PDFBack to Publications Page September 07, 2017   JOBS FOR THE FUTURE AND THE COUNCIL OF CHIEF STATE SCHOOL OFFICERS The Leadership Competencies for Learner-Centered, Personalized Education(Leadership Competencies) serve as a first step in identifying the knowledge, skills, and dispositions leaders must master in order to build and…

How Family, School, and Community Engagement Can Improve Student Achievement and Influence School Reform

How Family, School, and Community Engagement Can Improve Student Achievement and Influence School Reform Download the Full PDFBack to Publications Page June 23, 2017   LACY WOOD AND EMILY BAUMAN Family engagement is increasingly recognized as a critical link in advancing school reform efforts, and the current emphasis on successful strategies for school turnaround necessitates…

Online Courses For Credit Recovery In High Schools: Effectiveness And Promising Practices

Online Courses For Credit Recovery In High Schools: Effectiveness And Promising Practices Download the Full PDFBack to Publications Page April 10, 2017   UMASS DONAHUE INSTITUTE Two important trends in American high school education are providing new opportunities for underserved students to access a high school diploma. Over the past decade, credit acceleration and recovery…

Low-Stakes Completion-Based Funding: A New Approach to Financing Competency-Based Education

Low-Stakes Completion-Based Funding: A New Approach to Financing Competency-Based Education Download the Full PDFBack to Publications Page October 15, 2018   FLORIDA SOUTHWESTERN STATE COLLEGE While many states do not view online charter schools as an area for innovation within existing charter school regulations, New Hampshire has leapt into uncharted state policy and experimented with…

Results from a Two-Year Study of the Effects of Extended Learning Opportunities on Student Outcomes in New Hampshire

Results from a Two-Year Study of the Effects of Extended Learning Opportunities on Student Outcomes in New Hampshire Download the Full PDFBack to Publications Page November 10, 2016   RESEARCH FOR ACTION New Hampshire has become a leader in extended learning opportunities, an innovative approach to learning developed through workplace apprenticeships, online courses, independent studies,…

Education Indicators for Maine 2016

Education Indicators for Maine 2016 Download the Full PDFBack to Publications Page October 28, 2016   EDUCATE MAINE This is the fourth installment of an annual report by Educate Maine, developed to explore and understand Maine’s entire education system beginning in early childhood and continuing throughout adulthood. Using ten critical indicators around access, participation, and…