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Policy Conditions in Action: Collaborative Leadership in North Dakota

Within our framework, we highlight early adopter states like North Dakota to illustrate policy conditions.

Published: July 23, 2019
Topics: Education Policy
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Core Commitments for Quality Transformation to Personalized Learning

Read about four core commitments that state leaders should be mindful of for quality transformation to personalized learning.

Published: July 9, 2019
Topics: Education Equity, Education Policy
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Equity and Education Policy: Ensuring Personalized Learning Opportunities for All Students

Equity needs to be a driving factor in how education policy recommendations are shaped.

Published: June 28, 2019
Topics: Education Equity, Education Policy
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Designing for All Students: A Policy Framework for the Next Era of Personalized Learning

The State Policy Framework for Personalized Learning will help states ensure personalized learning opportunities for all students.

Published: June 13, 2019
Topics: Education Policy
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State Policy Framework for Personalized Learning

This state policy framework will help states define and navigate from systems where a limited number of districts engage in...

Published: June 10, 2019
Topics: Education Policy
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Anticipating What’s Ahead for Personalized Learning in Michigan

KnowledgeWorks joined MCC in Michigan for discussions with educators and stakeholders around personalized, competency-based learning and its future in the...

Published: April 11, 2019
Topics: Education Policy
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Improving Educational Opportunities and Outcomes in Minnesota

A proposed bill in Minnesota would allow schools and districts the flexibility to adopt a local plan to enact competency-based...

Published: February 28, 2019
Topics: Education Policy
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Perkins V: Five Strategies for Integrating Personalized Learning with Career and Technical Education

Better understand opportunities available in Perkins V and explore strategies for leveraging them to advance personalized learning.

Published: January 23, 2019
Topics: Education Policy
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We Wrote It; You Loved It

See your favorite articles from 2018.

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Expanding Meaningful Education Advances Within States: How My Personal Journey in Personalized Learning Started in Nashville

Hearing from education leaders form North Dakota reinforced Terrance Sullivan's excitement about his new role with KnowledgeWorks.

Published: November 2, 2018
Topics: Education Policy
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ESSA Promises Meaningful Assessments

ESSA provides states flexibility to design personalized education systems that respond to the needs of every student.

Published: October 15, 2018
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA
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New Resource on How States Are Using Federal Policy to Enable Students to Earn College Credits in High School

In "ESSA: State-by-State Analysis," the College in High School Alliance examines how each state has approached college in high school...

Published: October 1, 2018
Topics: Early College High School, Education Equity, Education Policy
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ESSA: State-by-State Analysis

ESSA presents a unique opportunity for states and districts to help more students enter and complete college by implementing school designs...

Published: September 21, 2018
Topics: Early College High School, Education Equity, Education Policy
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Building an Equity Movement for High-Quality College in High School

The CHSA has been awarded a $1.2 million award to help expand access to high-quality college in high school programs.

Published: September 13, 2018
Topics: Early College High School, Education Equity, Education Policy
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Video: North Dakota State Leaders Join Forces to Encourage Innovation

District-level innovation in North Dakota is possible thanks in part to the North Dakota education innovation bill, SB 2186.

Published: September 12, 2018
Topics: Education Policy
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New Career and Technical Education Act Supports Youth Experiencing Homelessness

Improvements in the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act support specific populations of students, including students...

Published: September 10, 2018
Topics: Education Equity, Education Policy
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Personalized Learning Embraced in New Federal Career and Technical Education Law

The renewal the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act marks a major win for workforce training advocates and...

Published: September 4, 2018
Topics: Education Policy
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North Dakota School District Ready to Make Bold Changes

Four districts in North Dakota are leading the way in implementing personalized, competency-based learning in the state.

Published: August 28, 2018
Topics: Education Policy
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Louisiana and New Hampshire Share their Hopes for the Innovative Assessment Pilot

Louisiana and New Hampshire were the first to apply for ESSA’s new Innovative Assessment pilot.

Published: July 9, 2018
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA
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Louisiana and New Hampshire Leverage ESSA’s Innovative Assessment Pilot

The unique approaches of Louisiana and New Hampshire to next generation assessment design are visionary and inspired by the students...

Published: June 30, 2018
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA
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Early Adopters Critical to Shaping Learning Environments of Today and Tomorrow

Education policy, school districts and early adopters all play important roles in supporting personalized, innovative, competency-based learning.

Published: May 16, 2018
Topics: 101, Education Policy
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Lessons From Personalized Learning and Competency-Based Education State Pilots

There is much to be learned from states who have piloted personalized and competency-based learning initiatives.

Published: May 10, 2018
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA
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Building a High-Quality System of Assessments: New Paper Outlines 10 Organizing Principles

The principles outlined in this paper will help states and districts build and evolve a high-quality system of assessments that...

Published: April 11, 2018
Topics: Assessment and Accountability, Education Policy
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What’s Next for Education Changemakers? A Conversation with Lillian Pace

Lillian Pace reflects on "Shaping the Future of American Public Education: What’s Next for Changemakers?"

Published: April 2, 2018
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA, Future of Learning