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Applauding the FCC’s important step toward an updated E-Rate

This jointly released statement was originally issued on Friday, July 19th: Today, the Federal Communications Commission took an important step toward greater support for student access to 21st century learning environments by voting to proceed with publication of its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to modernize the E-Rate program. The program supports high-speed broadband to ensure […]


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Susan Patrick: With Competency-Based Education, Success Is the Only Option

Education innovators discuss K-12 personalization with Congressional E-Learning Caucus WASHINGTON, July 16, 2013 – Leaders in the development of competency-based education shared a vision for and examples of K-12 personalized learning programs on Capitol Hill today at a  convening hosted by the bipartisan Congressional E-Learning Caucus. Co-chaired by Representatives Kristi Noem (R-SD) and Jared Polis […]


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New iNACOL Report Offers State Policy Recommendations for Open Educational Resources

Guide helps policymakers promote collaboration and deeper learning with OER WASHINGTON, Jun 26, 2013 – A new report from the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) – OER State Policy in K-12 Education: Benefits, Strategies, and Recommendations for Open Access, Open Sharing – helps policymakers promote collaboration and deeper learning with open educational resources […]


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iNACOL Releases New Report for Educators and Schools to Guide Collaboration on Content Development and Sharing of Open Educational Resources

WASHINGTON, June 19, 2013 – A new report released today by the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) focuses on collaborative content development and open educational resources (OER). Open Educational Resources and Collaborative Content Development: A Practical Guide for State and School Leaders – written by TJ Bliss, Ph.D. of the Idaho State Department […]


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GS Essay Contest for Innovation in US Education

If you haven’t seen it, Goldman Sachs is hosting an essay contest highlighting ideas to boost innovation in U.S. education. Essays have run the gamut from “birth to three education” to “unified reform theory”. Take a look at the finalists: 1) Community Schools 2) Focal Points for 21st Century Education Reform 3) Schools for the […]


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New iNACOL Report: State Policymakers Guide to K-12 Competency Education

Latest CompetencyWorks paper examines move toward competency-based models WASHINGTON, Feb 27, 2013 – A new report from CompetencyWorks and the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) outlines key policy changes necessary for U.S. schools to move away from restrictive seat-time credit requirements and toward a 21st century learning model based on a student’s demonstrated […]


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Challenging “What School Looks Like”

An unpublished Letter to the Editor in response to Tuesday’s New York Times editorial, “The Trouble With Online College” (link) To the Editor, Today’s editorial on the growth of online offerings in higher education was right to acknowledge the benefits of blended learning models of instruction, but erred in its treatment of fully online courses […]


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New Report Guides IT for Competency Education: Re-Imagining Our Schools Means Re-Engineering Our Information Systems

CompetencyWorks report examines an IT enterprise architecture for competency-based education WASHINGTON, Feb 20, 2013 – CompetencyWorks and the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) released a new report today, Re-Engineering Information Technology: Design Considerations for Competency Education. As more states move away from education systems built on factory-era, seat-time designs and toward competency-based, personalized […]