KnowledgeWorks state education policy resources and recommendations help state education agencies and policymakers create flexible, equitable policy environments that support local innovation and personalized, competency-based learning.
ESSA and Personalized Learning: State by State
This regularly updated and interactive map provides a nationwide look at state strategies to advance personalized learning through flexibility provided by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
How to Scale College in High School: A State Policy Guide for Implementing Dual Enrollment and Early College Designs Under the Every Student Succeeds Act
A Visioning Toolkit for Better Assessments
Published in partnership with the National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment (Center for Assessment) and the Nellie Mae Education Foundation, this toolkit explores new state-level assessment provisions under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and includes frequently asked questions, state policy framework, theory of action and stakeholder survey tool.
The Readiness Roadmap: Innovative Assessment State Readiness Conditions Briefs
Published in partnership with the National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment (Center for Assessment)and the Nellie Mae Education Foundation, these briefs help states better understand and leverage the Innovative Assessment and Accountability Demonstration Authority authorized under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) in their efforts to implement personalized, competency-based learning.
A State Policy Framework for Scaling Personalized Learning©
Based on insight from school districts, state education agencies, policymakers and education organizations, this policy framework guides states and districts in working together to create flexibility to support scaling personalized, competency-based learning at scale, rather than limiting districts to pockets of excellence.