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iNACOL Is Now the Aurora Institute

National Nonprofit Committed to Systems Change in K-12 Education Will Now Be Known as the Aurora Institute PALM SPRINGS, CALIF. – Oct. 28, 2019 – iNACOL is changing its name to the Aurora Institute. The change is a result of broadening its narrow focus from online learning as a delivery method to a broader narrative […]


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The U.S. Department of Education Is Inviting New Applications for Round 3 of the Innovative Assessment Demonstration Authority

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) will release a Notice Inviting Applications (NIA) for the third round of the Innovative Assessment Demonstration Authority (IADA) on Monday, October 28. The NIA is now available for public inspection on the Federal Register at: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2019/10/28/2019-23477/applications-for-new-authorities-innovative-assessment-demonstration-authority.  The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) created the IADA, which allows participating states […]


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Bringing Education Policy and the Learning Sciences into Alignment

Today, the Aurora Institute (formerly iNACOL) published Aligning Education Policy with the Science of Learning and Development, offering nine recommendations for state and federal education policy based on research on how students learn and develop. Research on how students learn and develop is providing teachers, practitioners, and policymakers with insights on how to help students […]


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Aligning Education Policy with the Science of Learning and Development

This report analyzes recent learning sciences research and provides nine recommendations to address a critical need: how can education policy support and align with the science of learning and development? Research on how students learn and develop is providing teachers, practitioners, and policymakers with insights on how to help students learn and grow academically and […]


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Seven States With Enabling Policies to Support Innovations in K-12 Education to Offer More Personalized Approaches and Competency-Based Systems

Which states lead in helping districts and schools create more personalized learning for students? This is a frequent question we are asked by state policymakers. Although there are different state policy entry points for this work, the examples below illustrate some of the state policy strategies that support personalized learning approaches and competency-based education systems, […]


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Getting to the Heart of Equity in Education – Pt. 2

This is the eighth vlog in a series sharing highlights from keynote addresses that will focus on current events and themes in education. This video features the topic of equity. Kara Bobroff (Navajo/Lakota), Founder of NACA-Inspired Schools Network, shares the process of developing North American Community Academy in New Mexico. Through implementing a culturally relevant, […]