Rethinking State Accountability to Support Personalized, Competency-Based Learning in K-12 Education

This issue brief shares state policy recommendations and resources for policymakers who are ready to rethink state accountability systems to support student-centered learning.  With the passage of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), states gain considerably more authority and autonomy over the design of school accountability systems. This shift in responsibility creates the opportunity […]

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Strategies for Teachers to Develop Students as Global Citizens

In personalized learning models across the country, teachers are providing students with real-world learning opportunities, interconnected with the community, to develop important skills and dispositions that prepare them for a lifetime of success. Lincoln-West School of Global Studies (a high school within the Cleveland Metropolitan School District) is implementing a personalized, competency-based system with the […]

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Empowering Leaders and Teachers to Scale Personalized Learning

Schools and districts across the country are transitioning toward personalized learning to provide opportunities for each student to succeed. Building capacity for leaders and teachers to thrive in personalized learning environments is an essential component of sustaining the transition to personalized learning and meeting the needs of all students. View this archived webinar to learn […]

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