Press Releases

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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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KnowledgeWorks and iNACOL release policy guide to support next-generation educator workforce

Laying the Foundation for Competency Education: A Policy Guide for the Next Generation Educator Workforce helps the education system prepare...

Published: December 4, 2014
Topics: Education Policy
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Williams to expand conversation and build support at Education Commission of the States

Matt Williams will participate in a workshop-style session, In with the ‘New’ School: The Future of K-12 Education in America,...

Published: December 3, 2014
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KnowledgeWorks releases paper defining conditions needed to implement personalized learning

District Conditions for Scale: A Practical Guide to Scaling Personalized Learning lays out 10 district-level conditions needed to scale personalized...

Published: November 12, 2014
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Katherine Prince to share future of learning insights at TEDxColumbus

KnowledgeWorks Senior Director of Strategic Foresight Katherine Prince will call for systematic transformation to help create an equitable education system...

Published: November 6, 2014
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Designing learning for individuals, not institutions

Innovating Toward a Vibrant Learning Ecosystem: Ten Pathways for Transforming Learning lays out 10 pathways needed to help change the current educational...

Published: October 29, 2014
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New policy guide calls on federal policymakers to support collective impact

Improving Student Outcomes Through Collective Impact: A Guide for Federal Policymakers calls on federal policymakers to support collective impact work...

Published: October 16, 2014
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KnowledgeWorks Completes Spin-off of New Tech Network

KnowledgeWorks Completes Spin-off of New Tech Network

Published: October 1, 2014
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KnowledgeWorks Welcomes New Board Member

Lizzette Gonzalez Reynolds was appointed to the KnowledgeWorks board of directors, the organization announced.

Published: August 21, 2014
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KnowledgeWorks Announces New Partnership in New Tech Network to Expand Innovative Learning and Student Achievement

KnowledgeWorks announced today it will spinout California-based New Tech Network to become an independent non-profit organization.

Published: July 2, 2014
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New Tech Network Students Above National Average in High School Graduation and College Enrollment Rates

New Tech Network (NTN) released its 2014 Data Report showing the high rate of college enrollment is evident in New...

Published: May 21, 2014
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StriveTogether and Harvard Business School Partner to Talk Collective Impact

On Tuesday, May 13 2014, leaders at StriveTogether discussed a recent case study published by the Harvard Business School, StriveTogether:...

Published: May 16, 2014

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