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Education, State Policy and the Future of Work

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Many of us will agree that it can feel as though our education system is struggling to maintain an at-best-moderate pace of adapting to the quickly changing world around it. This new guide from the XQ Institute provides strategies to help state policymakers change that.

Mastery Week: 13 Resources for Assessment in CBE Environments

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Looking for a way to assess learning in competency-based environments? Here are 13 valuable resources to get you started.

The Research Base for Formative Assessment

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Many believe that formative assessment is an important part of the learning process but how does it work? Mary Ryerse and Susan Brookhart break down the research.

Building 21: Designing a Network for Competency-Based Education

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By: Chip Linehan. Building 21's vision is to create a deep network of like-minded schools and districts that seek to fundamentally rethink high school graduation requirements to reflect the changing world around us. Learn more here.

35 Competency-Based Education Advocacy & Research Organizations

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The organizations discussed in this post are interesting and forward-leaning groups moving the needle forward in terms of our collective understanding of what competency education is, and what it could be.

ImBlaze: Igniting Powerful Real-World Learning Experiences

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There is a growing national momentum behind having students learn in contexts and at times outside of the traditional school day. This new tool from Big Picture Learning provides a valuable approach for managing these types of experiences.

40 Competency-Based Education Publications and Resources

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We've been hard at work researching the landscape of competency-based education (CBE). The resources highlighted in this post contain valuable, thought-provoking ideas that are helpful in understanding what CBE is, how to communicate about it, and how to plan for it.

The ‘Show Me’ Grading System of the Future

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Changing the way we grade, report and evaluate student learning can oftentimes feel like an uphill battle. But our students deserve better. This post contains some useful steps and food for thought to plan for progress in that direction.

18 Examples of State Policies that Support Competency-Based Programs

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In this post, we look at examples of state policies grouped by their features of flexibility from time-based systems, competency-based diplomas, acceptance of competency-based diplomas and credits by higher education, flexible learning, state assessments, and innovation pilots.

10 Corporate and Higher Education Examples of Competency-Based Programs

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The initiatives highlighted in this post are interesting and forward-leaning examples of ways that employers and higher education providers are designing competency-based programs.

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