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The Birth of a School: Marysville STEM Early College High School

There is a lot of work underway to make sure that next year students will be able to start attending...

Published: April 7, 2014
Topics: Early College High School
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New Value Propositions for De-Institutionalizing Times

Like educational institutions, museums and other cultural organizations face exciting opportunities to enrich learning and support young people as we...

Published: April 4, 2014
Topics: Future of Learning
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Competency Education in Oregon

By Jesse Moyer A couple of weeks ago, my colleague Lillian Pace wrote about our experience facilitating a pre-conference session...

Published: April 4, 2014
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Forecasting Student Needs in 2025 and Beyond

The Student Needs 2025+ research project is forecasting baseline and alternate scenarios for six domains.

Published: April 3, 2014
Topics: Future of Learning
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K-12 Federal Policy Framework for Competency Education

This paper provides federal policymakers and advocates with comprehensive ideas for transforming federal policy to support the transition to competency-based...

Published: April 2, 2014
Topics: Assessment and Accountability, Education Policy
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New Study Outlines Competency Education in Maine

“Preliminary Implications of Maine’s Proficiency-based Diploma Program” identifies the following impacts of proficiency-based learning across Maine.

Published: March 31, 2014
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Inspired by Timken Early College High School: Paul Hovan

What Paul Hovan and his family discovered at Timken Early College High School was a place where teachers didn’t consider...

Published: March 31, 2014
Topics: Early College High School
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Early College Success Story: Ana Mertzlufft at Clean Technologies and Sustainable Industries Early College High School

Ana Mertzlufft, a senior at Clean Technologies and Sustainable Industries Early College High School, shares her early college experience.

Published: March 28, 2014
Topics: Early College High School
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Lorain County Early College High School Graduate: Anthony Morales

When Anthony Morales graduated from Lorain County Early College High School, with both his diploma and associate degree, he was...

Published: March 27, 2014
Topics: Early College High School
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Middle Early College High School Sophomore Designs New Smart Scholars Program Logo

Malik Albert, a sophomore at Middle Early College High School in Buffalo, New York. Middle Early College High School, writes...

Published: March 26, 2014
Topics: Early College High School
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Catching Up With Kiani, an Early College High School Graduate

Each year Kiani tries to attend Africentric Early College School’s Alumni Day and shares with prospective students why she values...

Published: March 25, 2014
Topics: Early College High School
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Early College High School: How Earning College Credit in High School Leads to Success

Join us on Tuesday at 10:30am on Blog Talk Radio as we celebrate National Early College High School Week.

Published: March 24, 2014
Topics: Early College High School
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Early College High School Success Story: Kiani Mullins

Kiani Mullins arrived at Ohio Dominican University with 31 hours of college credit and a clear sense of what she...

Published: March 24, 2014
Topics: Early College High School
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Alabama State Department of Education’s Innovation Zone / Flexibility initiative Approves Waiver

Birmingham City Schools received approval on a waiver submitted under the Alabama State Department of Education’s Innovation Zone/Flexibility initiative.

Published: March 21, 2014
Topics: Early College High School, Education Policy, ESSA
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Making the Dream of College Attainable: Celebrating Early College High Schools

KnowledgeWorks Early College High Schools provide the necessary support for first-generation college goers to help them succeed.

Published: March 21, 2014
Topics: Early College High School, Education Policy, ESSA
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Lillian Pace on Education Talk Radio: Tune in Friday, March 21st

On Education Talk Radio, Lillian Pace and Maria Worthen will discuss their new report which provides a comprehensive vision for...

Published: March 20, 2014
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Early College High School Success Story: Marquis Pugh

By the time Marquis Pugh graduated high school, he had also earned is associate degree from Lorain County Community College.

Published: March 20, 2014
Topics: Early College High School
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Measuring the Tough to Measure

A new report from the Asia Society provides major themes to consider when attempting to pick an assessment: instructional, practical,...

Published: March 19, 2014
Topics: Education Policy
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Early College High School Success Story: Paul Hovan

At Canton Early College High School, teachers didn’t consider Paul’s deafness an obstacle to his ability to work on a...

Published: March 19, 2014
Topics: Early College High School
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Early College High School Success Story: Adairia Kelly

When Adairia enrolled in a new and demanding high school, Dayton Early College Academy, she had to learn to develop academic...

Published: March 18, 2014
Topics: Early College High School
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Early College High School Success Story: Brandon Carter

Brandon Carter became one of the first students at Columbus’ Africentric Early College to qualify to take classes at Columbus...

Published: March 17, 2014
Topics: Early College High School
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Learning Corridors

As learning de-institutionalizes, we are moving toward an expanded learning ecosystem that has the potential to provide radically personalized learning...

Published: March 14, 2014
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA, Future of Learning
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Early College High School Success Story: Lauren Merrell

A first-generation college goer, Lauren Merrell graduated high school with her diploma and enough college credits to allow her to...

Published: March 14, 2014
Topics: Early College High School, Education Policy, ESSA
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Is Oregon Ready to Scale Competency Education?

Last week my colleague, Jesse Moyer, and I had the pleasure of facilitating a session at the 2014 Northwest Proficiency/Competency...

Published: March 13, 2014
Topics: Education Policy