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Student Success Story: How Personalized, Competency-Based Education Empowers Students to Make a Change in the World

Ikonkar Kaur Khalsa isn’t waiting until she graduates to pursue her passions, because she doesn’t have to. A junior at Lindsay Unified School District (LUSD) in Lindsay, California, Khalsa can travel and lead workshops on teaching tolerance and celebrating diversity while pursuing her studies at the same time. A personalized, competency-based approach to education allows students to combine personal interests with academic pursuits in a way that honors the whole student. Find out how personalized learning and competency-based education at LUSD is allowing Khalsa is to:

  • Taking the initiative and practicing critical time management and prioritization skills
  • Recognizing her role and impact on an increasingly global society
  • Developing self-awareness and an appreciation for diversity

Download for more insights into how competency-based education is unlocking Khalsa’s potential to make a change in the world and for ways you can unlock student potential in your district.

Publication Date: 
Thursday, June 29, 2017

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