Read these personal stories about ordinary students with extraordinary accomplishments. We get to meet learners who are pursuing personal ambitions, with the encouragement and support available in a personalized, competency-based education. We hear from early college high school students who are the first in their families to graduate from high school. Every student has a story to tell.
Student Success Stories
Students Sparking Change
A student-led initiative to remove an Indigenous mascot highlights one district’s journey to becoming more student-centered.
Resilience and Maturity: One Graduate Navigates Life with Skills Learned
One graduate reflects on the skills learned during her internship and outlined in district’s Portrait of a Graduate. Big takeaway? Learning is lifelong.
Students Deserve to Follow Their Passions – in This North Dakota District, They Can
Follow eighth grader Harry Joseph with us to see what sparks his passion for school at the Personalized Learning Academy in the New Rockford-Sheyenne Public School District.
What Personalized Learning Can Do – According to a Tenth Grader
Learn how a personalized learning environment at Jaguar Academy allowed Silver Anderson to collaborate with her band teacher to compose music as part of her education.
The classroom practices in a personalized, competency-based learning environment can help set students up for success.