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ESEA Reauthorization Marks Pivotal Moment for Early College High Schools

Thanks to the newly passed ESEA, more high school students will be able to get a jumpstart on college through...

Published: December 16, 2015
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KnowledgeWorks releases new future forecast exploring learning in 2025

KnowledgeWorks released its fourth highly anticipated future forecast, "The Future of Learning: Education in the Era of Partners in Code."

Published: December 1, 2015
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
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A vision for the future

KnowledgeWorks joins Education Reimagined to reshape public education conversation and transform future.

Published: September 29, 2015
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KnowledgeWorks welcomes new board member

Deb Delisle was appointed to the KnowledgeWorks board of directors, the organization announced today.

Published: August 27, 2015
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Educator roles must adapt to support personalized learning environments

Exploring the Future Education Workforce: New Roles for an Expanding Learning Ecosystem forecasts what kinds of educator roles might contribute...

Published: August 19, 2015
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
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States and districts must partner to remove old-school policy barriers for new learning models

A State Policy Framework for Scaling Personalized Learning outlines the policy conditions needed to build and scale more flexible learning...

Published: August 13, 2015
Topics: Education Policy
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KnowledgeWorks shares personalized learning expertise with hundreds of educators

KnowledgeWorks staff will share effective strategies, federal policy opportunities for learner-centered classrooms during MasteryCon.

Published: July 27, 2015
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KnowledgeWorks commends U.S. Senate for ESEA rewrite

In moving toward a future of education that is equitable and personalized for all students, reauthorization of the ESEA is...

Published: July 16, 2015
Topics: Education Policy
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National leader in competency education to join KnowledgeWorks team

KnowledgeWorks has hired Virgel Hammonds as its new Chief Learning Officer, the organization announced today.

Published: June 2, 2015
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Focus On Learners In High-Need Areas, Including Prison, Crucial In Building Equitable Future For Education

KnowledgeWorks releases paper exploring importance of “ecosystems” to support all students.

Published: May 22, 2015
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
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Build a credentialing system that reflects 21st-century education and employment

KnowledgeWorks releases paper exploring possibilities for the future of credentialing.

Published: April 28, 2015
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
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Senate ESEA bill advances with ‘wins’ for competency, school improvement and accountability

States and districts will face fewer policy barriers in building and supporting personalized learning systems if the Every Child Achieves...

Published: April 16, 2015
Topics: Education Policy
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New school improvement grant requirements provide more flexibility

A Guide to School Improvement Grant Implementation 2015 offers recommendations for states and schools in order to foster the most...

Published: March 23, 2015
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More early college high school students graduate college- and career-ready

Capitalizing on Potential: Scaling Early College High Schools focuses on and compares specific policies and funding structures from states that...

Published: March 19, 2015
Topics: Early College High School, Education Policy
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Measuring social impact regardless of good intentions

One session at SXSW will explore how three organizations are leveraging measurement strategies to ensure their good intentions are truly...

Published: March 12, 2015
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K-12 competency education measures mastery instead of seat time

The webinar, “Measuring Mastery or Seat Time? Supporting Competency Education Through K-12 Federal Policy,” will focus on the current federal...

Published: March 10, 2015
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KnowledgeWorks welcomes new board members

Steve Dackin and Tom Fry were appointed to the KnowledgeWorks board of directors, the organization announced today.

Published: March 5, 2015
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K-12 education leaders and teachers interested in competency, but policy stands in the way

New study says large percentage of innovative school districts, leaders, administrators and teachers are interested in competency education, but have...

Published: February 24, 2015
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Cincinnati Museum Center announces 2015 Difference Makers

KnowledgeWorks was named the 2015 large non-profit Difference Maker by the Cincinnati Museum Center during its Feb. 7 awards ceremony.

Published: February 10, 2015
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ESEA reauthorization must focus on excellence, equity and innovation

KnowledgeWorks encourages federal policymakers to enact a reauthorization bill in the 114th Congress that maintains a strong commitment to accountability...

Published: February 4, 2015
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Federal PELL Grant Experiment Extends Financial Aid to High School Students in Dual Enrollment and Early College Programs

KnowledgeWorks and EDWorks applaud President Obama’s recent announcement of a federal Pell grant experiment for high schools students earning college...

Published: January 30, 2015
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Federal ESEA conversations support shift to competency education

Senate Chairman's ESEA reauthorization discussion draft would enable states to implement competency-based assessment systems.

Published: January 15, 2015
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Cris Mulder Named VP of Communications and Marketing for KnowledgeWorks

KnowledgeWorks has named veteran communications and marketing executive Cris Mulder as its Vice President of Marketing and Communications.

Published: December 10, 2014
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Collective Impact to be discussed at White House events today

Today, KnowledgeWorks President and CEO Judy Peppler will join President Obama, the First Lady and Vice President Biden along with...

Published: December 4, 2014

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