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Aurora Institute Issues Call to Action for Federal Policymakers in New Report - Federal Policy Priorities: Charting a New Path for America’s Learners

October 19, 2021

Fred Jones, Alexis Chambers, Susan Patrick

Issue(s): Federal Policy, Harness Opportunities in ESSA, Modernize HEA, Increase Access to Broadband, Leverage Career and Technical Education, Design for Educational Equity, Create Space to Pilot Systems of Assessments

Education Domain Blog

Federal and State Policy Updates Published September 2021

September 9, 2021

Fred Jones, Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): Federal Policy, State Policy

Education Domain Blog

Federal and State Policy Updates Published August 2021

August 4, 2021

Fred Jones, Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): Federal Policy, State Policy, Develop Educator Capacity, Modernize and Diversify the Educator-Leader Workforce, Fund Innovation

Education Domain Blog

Federal and State Policy Updates Published July 12th

July 12, 2021

Fred Jones, Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): Federal Policy, Develop Educator Capacity, Modernize and Diversify the Educator-Leader Workforce, Fund Innovation

Education Domain Blog

States Can Use Innovation Zones as K-12 Reimagines Its Future after COVID

June 3, 2021

Fred Jones, Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): State Policy, Create Pilots and Innovation Zones, Base Learning on Mastery, not Seat Time, Fund Innovation, Create Enabling Conditions for Competency-Based Education, Harness Opportunities in ESSA, Create Space to Pilot Systems of Assessments

Education Domain Blog

Center for Policy and Advocacy April 2021 Updates

May 6, 2021

Fred Jones, Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): Federal Policy, State Policy, Redefine Student Success, Create Meaningful Qualifications, Build Balanced Systems of Assessments, Create Pilots and Innovation Zones, Base Learning on Mastery, not Seat Time, Fund Innovation, Create Enabling Conditions for Competency-Based Education

Education Domain Blog

Center for Policy and Advocacy March 2021 Updates

March 28, 2021

Fred Jones, Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): Federal Policy, Increase Access to Broadband, State Policy, Redefine Student Success, Create Meaningful Qualifications, Redesign Accountability Systems for Continuous Improvement, Build Balanced Systems of Assessments

Education Domain Blog

U.S. Department of Education Issues State Guidance on Assessments This School Year Amid Pandemic 

March 9, 2021

Fred Jones, Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): Federal Policy, Harness Opportunities in ESSA, Create Space to Pilot Systems of Assessments

Education Domain Blog

Aurora Institute Submits Comments on the E-Rate Expansion

March 5, 2021

Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): Federal Policy, Increase Access to Broadband, Design for Educational Equity

Education Domain Blog

Center for Policy and Advocacy February 2021 Updates

February 25, 2021

Fred Jones, Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): Federal Policy, Create Space to Pilot Systems of Assessments, State Policy, Base Learning on Mastery, not Seat Time, Create Enabling Conditions for Competency-Based Education

Education Domain Blog

Public Comments Submitted on the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

February 1, 2021

Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): Federal Policy, Increase Access to Broadband

Education Domain Blog

Center for Policy January 2021 Updates

January 29, 2021

Fred Jones, Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): Federal Policy, State Policy

Education Domain Blog

Examine the Purpose of Accountability

November 18, 2020

Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): State Policy, Redesign Accountability Systems for Continuous Improvement, Build Balanced Systems of Assessments

Education Domain Blog

What Does Attendance Mean in the COVID-19 Era? New Issue Brief Offers Analysis and Recommendations

November 13, 2020

Susan Patrick, Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): State Policy, Base Learning on Mastery, not Seat Time

Education Domain Blog

Rethink Assessment and Address the Need for Balanced Systems of Assessments for Measuring Student Learning

November 12, 2020

Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): State Policy, Redefine Student Success, Create Meaningful Qualifications, Redesign Accountability Systems for Continuous Improvement, Build Balanced Systems of Assessments

Education Domain Blog

Grading Policies Need to Be Re-Examined to Support the Shift to Competency-Based Education

October 23, 2020

Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): State Policy, Redefine Student Success, Create Meaningful Qualifications, Redesign Accountability Systems for Continuous Improvement, Base Learning on Mastery, not Seat Time

Education Domain Blog

Move Away from Seat Time Credits to Awarding Credit Based on Demonstrated Mastery

October 22, 2020

Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): Base Learning on Mastery, not Seat Time

Education Domain Blog

Education Policy Issues for the COVID-19 Era

August 25, 2020

Susan Patrick, Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): Federal Policy, Harness Opportunities in ESSA, Increase Access to Broadband, State Policy, Create Meaningful Qualifications, Redesign Accountability Systems for Continuous Improvement, Develop Educator Capacity, Base Learning on Mastery, not Seat Time

Education Domain Blog

Moving from One-Size-Fits-All: Changes Needed for Innovative Assessment Pilots in the Wake of COVID-19

August 11, 2020

Susan Patrick, Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): Federal Policy, Harness Opportunities in ESSA, Leverage Career and Technical Education, Design for Educational Equity, Create Space to Pilot Systems of Assessments, State Policy, Redesign Accountability Systems for Continuous Improvement, Build Balanced Systems of Assessments, Develop Educator Capacity, Create Pilots and Innovation Zones, Create Enabling Conditions for Competency-Based Education

Education Domain Blog

The Learning Sciences Supports the Shift to Student-Centered Learning

July 22, 2020

Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): Federal Policy, State Policy, Redefine Student Success, Create Meaningful Qualifications, Create Enabling Conditions for Competency-Based Education, Rethink Instruction

Education Domain Blog

Align K-12, Higher Education, CTE, and the Workforce with Competency-Based Pathways

July 20, 2020

Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): State Policy, Create Meaningful Qualifications, Create Enabling Conditions for Competency-Based Education

Education Domain Blog

Trends and Analysis of Learning Sciences Literature

July 15, 2020

Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): Federal Policy, State Policy, Create Enabling Conditions for Competency-Based Education, Issues in Practice, Rethink Instruction

Education Domain Blog

Demonstration of Mastery Gives K-12 Credentials Their Meaning

July 13, 2020

Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): State Policy, Create Meaningful Qualifications, Create Enabling Conditions for Competency-Based Education

Education Domain Blog

A Review of the Literature on the Science of Learning and Development 

July 8, 2020

Alexis Chambers

Issue(s): Federal Policy, State Policy, Develop Educator Capacity, Issues in Practice, Rethink Instruction

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