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Transforming Education Systems

The Aurora Institute is lifting up new ideas to shift mental models on public education. We’re drawing from the latest developments in education systems change nationally and globally to transform K-12 education in the United States.

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Recordings From Symposium 2022 Now Available

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Aurora Institute's 2022 Federal Policy Priorities

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Save the Date: Symposium 2023

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Transforming Education Systems

Recordings From Symposium 2022 Now Available

Aurora Institute's 2022 Federal Policy Priorities

Save the Date: Symposium 2023

Building a bold, future-focused, learner-centered vision of education

Center for Policy

Creating and advancing student-centered policies at the state and federal level.

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Action Research Center & CompetencyWorks

Sharing best practices, building knowledge, and conducting research and evaluation around K-12 personalized, competency-based education.

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Connecting and Convening

Hosting convenings, including our annual Symposium, and connecting stakeholders in the future-focused education space.

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Resources to Drive Action

Our resources guide practitioners, educators, policymakers, and advocates seeking to shift from our current state of education to a future state in which all students are prepared to succeed. Use this section to search for published reports, briefs, webinars, and other learning resources on key topics related to policy and practice for next generation learning.

Our Impact

Through Aurora Institute’s work, school leaders, educators, students, and communities are moving the needle to ensure every learner is prepared to be tomorrow’s leader.

450+

BOOKS, REPORTS, ISSUE BRIEFS, AND WEBINARS PRODUCED ON STUDENT-CENTERED LEARNING

180

SCHOOLS DISTRICTS SERVED

800

SCHOOLS AND PROGRAMS PROVIDED RESOURCES AND COUNSEL ON INNOVATIVE POLICY AND PRACTICE

CompetencyWorks Blog

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We Are Now the Aurora Institute.

After 17 years of driving educational change under the names NACOL and iNACOL, the time has come to create a forward-reaching identity that reflects all of who we are and all of what we do.

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