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Get to Know Our New CEO and President Bill Hite

Dr. Hite’s professional experience includes serving at every level – teacher, principal, central office administrator and superintendent.

Published: September 21, 2022
Topics: 101
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Transforming for Tomorrow: A State Policymaker’s Guide for Supporting Student-Centered Education Systems

This guide is designed to help a range of state policymakers identify initial steps to support schools and districts wanting...

Published: September 12, 2022
Topics: Assessment and Accountability, Education Policy, Vision and Culture
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A Liberatory Library: Connecting Through Our Differences

Providing book lists for elementary, middle and high school ages, Julia E. Torres explains why reading books by and about...

Published: September 1, 2022
Topics: Education Equity
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Connecting the Dots: Linking Student-Centered Learning and College and Career Pathways

How student-centered learning and college and career pathways best prepare learners to create a more hopeful future

Published: August 31, 2022
Topics: Education Policy
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Dreaming Into Learning Futures

This publication, created in partnership with the Reinvention Lab and with input from many, explores where education could be headed...

Published: August 26, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning
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For Future Business Leader Ying Cho, People, Planet and Profit Are Entwined

Ying Cho is a character from the IMPACT: Learning Edition board game. Learn more about what drives him.

Published: August 24, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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State-level Approaches and Strategies for Personalized, Competency-Based Learning

Learn more about state-level approaches and strategies for implementing personalized, competency-based learning based on research findings.

Published: August 19, 2022
Topics: Impact and Improvement, Overcoming Challenges, Systems Change
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Vote for KnowledgeWorks in SXSWedu 2023 Panel Picker

SXSWEdu Panel Picker features a panel from KnowledgeWorks and the Reinvention Lab.

Published: August 16, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning
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Working Toward a Liberatory Education System: Q&A with Laura Hilger

Liberatory education can mean different things to different people. Here’s how one of our teaching and learning directors sees it.

Published: August 10, 2022
Topics: Education Equity, Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going

A conversation with researchers and district leaders about new research on cross-state implementation of personalized, competency-based learning

Published: August 3, 2022
Topics: Impact and Improvement
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Six Areas Where Policy Is Advancing Student-Centered Learning

Watch a conversation about states passing student-centered education policies from the six areas of interest.

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Explore the Future with Sequoia Yazzie, Well-Being Coordinator

Sequoia Yazzie is a character from the IMPACT: Learning Edition board game. Learn more about what drives her.

Published: July 26, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Foundations for De-Siloing Education Systems

How a network approach to systems change fosters authentic collaboration and meaningful transformations

Published: July 21, 2022
Topics: Community Partnerships, Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Five Recommendations for District Leaders Implementing Personalized, Competency-Based Learning

A report gives recommendations for district leaders implementing personalized, competency-based learning based off groundbreaking research.

Published: July 19, 2022
Topics: Impact and Improvement, Systems Change
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State Policies to Support Student-Centered Learning

KnowledgeWorks and ECS teamed up for a 50-state student-centered policy scan. Read the joint brief.

Published: July 14, 2022
Topics: Education Policy
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What Grading for Equity Looks Like in This Arizona High School

How one high school is rethinking grades to better reflect what students know and know how to do

Published: July 12, 2022
Topics: Assessment and Accountability, Systems Change
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Five Recommendations for State Leaders Implementing Personalized, Competency-Based Learning

A report gives recommendations for state leaders implementing personalized, competency-based learning based off groundbreaking research.

Published: June 30, 2022
Topics: Education Policy, Impact and Improvement
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Make Sense of the Future with Assessment Guru Alex Weber

Alex Weber is a character from the IMPACT: Learning Edition board game. Learn more about what drives him.

Published: June 28, 2022
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Capturing and Communicating Learning Requires More Than Time-Based Measures

Learn how a mastery-based transcript meets the needs of future-focused teaching and learning and how we can implement it.

Published: June 23, 2022
Topics: 101, Assessment and Accountability, Education Policy
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How I’m Using Imagining Liberatory Education Futures

A futurist walks us through how she works with our forecast Imagining Liberatory Education Futures and applies it locally.

Published: June 21, 2022
Topics: 101, Community Partnerships, Future of Learning, Vision and Culture
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2022 Legislative Session Recap

As the legislative sessions end, we take a look at education policies supporting personalized, competency-based learning across the nation, using...

Published: June 16, 2022
Topics: Education Policy
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A Conversation About a Liberatory Future of Learning

Forecast authors walk through KnowledgeWorks forecast on the future of learning.

Published: June 14, 2022
Topics: 101, Education Equity, Future of Learning
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From State Commitment to District Implementation

A new exploratory report examines the implementation of personalized, competency-based learning across four states.

Published: June 6, 2022
Topics: Impact and Improvement