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Student-Centered Learning through Early College and Competency-Based Education in Marysville, Ohio

When outlining the essentials of implementing early college and competency-based education, educators from Marysville School District in Marysville, Ohio, encourage...

Published: March 22, 2017
Topics: Early College High School, Education Policy, ESSA
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Strategies for Personalizing the Every Student Succeeds Act: An opportunity to think differently about education

By Tim McKeny and Brenda Neel, Technical Assistance Coaches with KnowledgeWorks According to Lillian Pace, KnowledgeWorks vice president of policy and...

Published: March 15, 2017
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA
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10 Essentials for Successfully Scaling Personalized Learning

By Jesse Moyer Scaling personalized learning at the district level may seem like a daunting task, and it is.  But...

Published: March 8, 2017
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA
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Broadening Possibilities: Seven Ways for Higher Education to Shape the Future

From a higher education perspective, signals of change related to drivers described in the most recent KnowledgeWorks Future Forecast are...

Published: March 7, 2017
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA, Future of Learning, Higher Education
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How to Scale College in High School

How to Scale College in High School is a guide for state and local policymakers.

Published: February 23, 2017
Topics: Early College High School, Education Policy, ESSA, Higher Education
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KnowledgeWorks Launches Interactive Resource on Statewide Strategies to Advance Personalized Learning Under ESSA

KnowledgeWorks announces the launch of a new, interactive, online resource, A Nationwide Look at State Strategies to Advance Personalized Learning.

Published: February 17, 2017
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA
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ESSA and Personalized Learning: State by State

Learn what states are advancing personalized learning and improving equitable outcomes for their students under ESSA.

Published: February 16, 2017
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA
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Testimony to the Indiana House Education Committee: Recommendations for state policies that support successful implementations of competency-based education

Personalized, student-centered approaches like competency-based education are on the rise in schools across Indiana, a trend that should continue.

Published: February 13, 2017
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA
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Case Study: Building a Vision for All Students in Marysville, Ohio

Read a case study about Marysville Exempted Village School District to learn how they are better serving all learners through...

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North Dakota and Indiana Move Pilot Legislation to Expand Personalized and Competency-Based Learning

North Dakota and Indiana join a growing list of states that recognize the importance of thoughtful growth in personalized and...

Published: February 8, 2017
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA
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Presidential Transitions and a Time of Opportunity for States

The transition to a new presidential administration brings with it a wealth of opportunities for state education chiefs to implement...

Published: January 24, 2017
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA
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Looking Back: The Obama Administration and Education

As President Obama wraps up his eight years in office, it’s important to take an opportunity to look at his...

Published: January 17, 2017
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA
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Student Design Challenge

To highlight youth voices on the future of learning, KnowledgeWorks hosted a competition, Imagine FutureEd.

Published: January 17, 2017
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA, Future of Learning
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Cultivating Interconnections for Vibrant Learning Ecosystems

Learning ecosystems are expanding and are rapidly becoming more diverse and more personalized. What does this mean for the future...

Published: January 11, 2017
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA, Future of Learning
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Case Study: Personalizing Learning for Students and Teachers in Marysville, Ohio

Read a case study about Marysville School District in Marysville, Ohio, and how they are transforming teaching and learning for...

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Our Federal Financial Aid System Needs to Reflect the Realities of Today’s Postsecondary Learner

KnowledgeWorks would like to partner with the Trump Administration to identify strategies that will make the federal financial aid system...

Published: January 6, 2017
Topics: Early College High School, Education Policy, ESSA
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Embracing the Opportunity: Scaling Personalized Learning

KnowledgeWorks stands ready to work with the new Administration to assist states and districts working towards a vision of personalized...

Published: January 4, 2017
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA
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Supporting Educators and Students through Implementation of an Innovative Assessment and Accountability System

This brief supports states in planning for a successful Demonstration Authority application by providing considerations related to the professional learning...

Published: December 20, 2016
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA
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Establishing a Timeline and Budget for Design and Implementation of an Innovative Assessment and Accountability System

This brief assists states in thinking through the opportunities and challenges associated with flexibility provided under the ESSA.

Published: December 20, 2016
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA
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Building Capacity and Stakeholder Support for Scaling an Innovative Assessment and Accountability System

This brief assists states in thinking through the opportunities and challenges associated with flexibility provided under the ESSA.

Published: December 20, 2016
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA
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Five Attributes of the Future of Learning

In creating approaches to education that are both flexible and grounded and which incorporate these attributes, we need to be...

Published: December 16, 2016
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA, Future of Learning
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Leading Change in Education

Navigating the future is hard work. Charting a course forward is like aiming for a blurry horizon that shifts constantly...

Published: December 13, 2016
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA, Future of Learning