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Community Success Stories

No one district leader or teacher can do the work of personalizing learning alone – it takes the passion and commitment of diverse voices across the community. Read our community success stories about those who have implemented personalized, competency-based education or who are personalizing learning for students with early college high school, their approaches to common challenges, strategies and celebrations of growth. With nearly 20 years of experience exploring the future of learning and partnering with schools and state and federal policymakers, KnowledgeWorks passionate team believes in working together to create a system-wide approach to grow and sustain student-centered practices. Here are some of our stories:

North Dakota Comes Together to Personalize Learning Through Innovative Policy

North Dakota state leaders believe that it is time to create a new vision for innovative and personalized learning and teaching in schools in the state: one that better supports the needs of all students.
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Read a case study about Marysville School District in Marysville, Ohio, and how they are transforming teaching and learning for more than 5,000 students and 500 teachers and staff.

Personalizing Learning for Students and Teachers

Discover how, in one Ohio community, teachers and students alike are empowered through a student-centered school and classroom culture to take risks, collaborate and create meaningful, personalized learning experiences that do more than just get students to graduation day – they are ready for college and careers that give back to a community that has embraced a new model for education. Students are encouraged to make meaningful connections between what they are learning and what matters to them, and to pursue real-world problem solving within their community.
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StrivePartnership is dedicated to improving student education opportunities, but realized that student voice wasn't part of the process. That's changing.

Giving Students Voice in the Collective Impact Movement

Learn how one Kentucky community is including students in their decision-making processes, increasing buy-in, building trust and elevating student voice to ensure that all students see themselves as active participants in their learning.
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Pittsburgh’s Remake Learning Network commissioned KnowledgeWorks to help the region answer that question by exploring potential local impacts of trends highlighted in our fourth comprehensive forecast.

Planning for the Future in Pittsburgh

Learn how Remake Learning’s partnership with KnowledgeWorks on the creation of a map exploring the future of learning in the Pittsburgh region is helping their community think forward and prepare all learners for an uncertain future.
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Your community can start working today to plan for the future.