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Four Recommendations for States to Optimize State Longitudinal Data Systems in the Era of COVID-19

It’s time to redefine conversations about school quality to support students.

Published: September 28, 2021
Topics: Impact and Improvement
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Personalized, Competency-Based Learning in North Dakota: What We’re Learning

What we’re learning in North Dakota from our new approach to evaluation

Published: June 23, 2021
Topics: Impact and Improvement
Video
A Need to Evolve: The Impact of Strained Education Systems

What tensions are straining education systems? Explore impacts on learners with disabilities, funding allocation and the educator workforce.

Published: May 27, 2021
Topics: Education Policy, Future of Learning, Impact and Improvement
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Innovations in Research: How We’re Approaching Evaluation Differently in North Dakota

How we're approaching evaluation of personalized, competency-based learning communities in North Dakota with innovation in research

Published: May 24, 2021
Topics: Impact and Improvement
Video
Bringing Justice and Equity into Education

Gregg Seaton and Jason Swanson discuss contested power and how education leaders can help rethink systems and stakeholders.

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Personalized, Competency-Based Learning in North Dakota: What We’re Hoping to Learn

Three years in and we’re working to collect the data and create the insights to shift systems to be more...

Published: April 20, 2021
Topics: Impact and Improvement
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How Prioritizing Standards Prioritizes What Students Already Know – and What They Need to Learn Next

How a fresh approach to standards in one district is supporting students to reach mastery no matter where they begin...

Published: January 11, 2021
Topics: Assessment and Accountability, Impact and Improvement
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Scaling Student-Centered Practices in New Hampshire

See how one state is scaling student-centered learning with Work-Study Practices in some resources at Student Centered Learning Research Collaborative.

Published: August 31, 2020
Topics: Building Capacity, Impact and Improvement
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Analysis and Reflections on Student Outcome Data in RSU2

KnowledgeWorks sponsored RAND Education and Labor to conduct analyses of RSU2 student outcomes over the past decade.

Published: November 27, 2019
Topics: Assessment and Accountability, Impact and Improvement
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Highlighting Research Around Social-Emotional Learning and Teacher Impact on Student Engagement

Research brief highlights positive impacts of programs that effectively address student engagement.

Published: September 5, 2019
Topics: Impact and Improvement, Social Emotional Learning
Article
Teacher Inquiry Labs in South Carolina Demonstrate Personalized Learning in Action

The South Carolina Department of Education is helping teachers expand student-centered practices and make personalized learning in South Carolina a...

Published: June 12, 2018
Topics: 101, Building Capacity, Impact and Improvement
Article
The Power of Collective Efficacy: A Return on Innovation

In an ASCD Educational Leadership article, the authors posit that collective efficacy is a key factor in influencing student achievement.

Published: June 1, 2018
Topics: Impact and Improvement
Article
Data Rooms and Other Ideas About Data Use

Education has embraced this concept as a way of keeping school and student data visible and central to school decision...

Published: March 8, 2018
Topics: 101, Impact and Improvement
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Shaping the Future of Learning: K-12 School-Based Education Strategy Workbook

Shaping the Future of Learning: K-12 School-Based Education Strategy Workbook can help you consider the opportunities on the horizon for...

Published: December 6, 2016
Topics: Future of Learning, Impact and Improvement, Systems Change
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The Shifting Paradigm of Teaching: Personalized Learning According to Teachers

The Shifting Paradigm of Teaching: Personalized Learning According to Teachers explores what drives educators to build personalized learning environments in...