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A Guide to School Improvement Grant Implementation 2015

This Guide to School Improvement Grant Implementation is part of a series released by KnowledgeWorks to help states design innovative school improvement strategies under the federal School...

Capitalizing on Potential: Scaling Early College High Schools

We live and work in an interconnected world with a truly global economy, driven by nimbleness and innovation. It is increasingly clear to those paying attention that our international success...

Building Consensus and Momentum: A Policy and Political Landscape for K-12 Competency Education

A growing number of states and districts have embraced competency education, a new approach to teaching and learning that has the potential to solve the nation’s workforce challenges. Competency...

2015 ESEA Collective Impact Recommendations

Hundreds of communities across the country have adopted the collective impact framework to improve outcomes for America's children and youth. These communities have established partnerships of...

2015 ESEA High School Reform Recommendations

Despite recent increases in the nation's high school graduation rate, the number of graduating students who place into remedial coursework in college is at a record high and more than 3.5...

2015 ESEA Recommendations

KnowledgeWorks encourages federal policymakers to reauthorize ESEA during the 114th Congress to help states and districts better align their education systems with the demands of...

2015 ESEA Competency Recommendations

Competency education provides a framework for learning with the goal of mastery of academic standards through personalized learning and differentiated supports for every student. Federal...

Laying the Foundation for Competency Education: A Policy Guide for the Next Generation Educator Workforce

Growing numbers of states and districts are embracing competency education, focusing on student mastery of critical competencies instead of seat-time requirements that communicate little about...

District Conditions for Scale: A Practical Guide to Scaling Personalized Learning

Over the past few years there have been numerous publications, reports, and briefs released that focus on the elements of an innovative school from a programmatic and a policy standpoint. These...

Innovating Toward a Vibrant Learning Ecosystem: Ten Pathways for Transforming Learning

This innovation pathways framework is designed to help education stakeholders — including those who are stewarding the current education system and those who are working in other kinds of...

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