- Race to the Top
- The Investing in Innovation Fund
- The Race to the Top-District
KnowledgeWorks’ analysis and conclusions are based on a thorough review of applications submitted by states, districts, and non-profit organizations seeking funds in each of these competitions.
This review of applications provides great insight into the paradigm shift to competency education including evidence of heightened demand for this approach and emerging commonalities across models that will help inform the national conversation about how to develop systems to support this work at scale. Detailed summaries of the applications and their competency elements are included in an appendix section.