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

July 8, 2020

Alexis Chambers

Issues: Federal Policy, State Policy, Develop Educator Capacity, Issues in Practice, Rethink Instruction

Education Domain Blog

From Seat Time to Credit Flexibility in Personalized, Competency-Based Education

July 6, 2020

Alexis Chambers

Issues: State Policy, Base Learning on Mastery, not Seat Time, Create Enabling Conditions for Competency-Based Education

Education Domain Blog

The Aurora Institute 2020 Symposium In-Person Event Is Canceled: We’re Going Virtual

July 2, 2020

Susan Patrick

Issues: Lead Change and Innovation, Commit to Equity, Learn Lessons from the Field

Education Domain Blog

Key Terms to Understand the Learning Sciences

June 29, 2020

Alexis Chambers

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

Education Domain Blog

Aligning the Education Policy with the Science of Learning

June 22, 2020

Alexis Chambers

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

Education Domain Blog

New Flexibility to Use Federal Title Funds for Technology Infrastructure and Teacher Training for Distance Learning

June 18, 2020

Alexis Chambers

Issues: Federal Policy, Harness Opportunities in ESSA, Increase Access to Broadband

Education Domain Blog

Task Forces and Pilot Programs: Two Strategies to Enable Future-Focused, Student-Centered K-12 Education

June 12, 2020

Alexis Chambers

Issues: State Policy, Develop Educator Capacity, Create Pilots and Innovation Zones, Base Learning on Mastery, not Seat Time, Create Enabling Conditions for Competency-Based Education

Education Domain Blog

The Opportunity for a California Profile of a Graduate

June 9, 2020

Roman Stearns

Issues: State Policy, Redefine Student Success, Create Meaningful Qualifications

Education Domain Blog

New Innovation Spotlight Podcast Episode - 2020 Federal and State Policy Priorities

June 5, 2020

Susan Patrick, Alexis Chambers

Issues: Federal Policy, Modernize HEA, Increase Access to Broadband, Design for Educational Equity, Create Space to Pilot Systems of Assessments, State Policy, Redefine Student Success, Create Meaningful Qualifications, Redesign Accountability Systems for Continuous Improvement, Build Balanced Systems of Assessments, Develop Educator Capacity, Modernize and Diversify the Educator-Leader Workforce, Create Pilots and Innovation Zones, Base Learning on Mastery, not Seat Time, Create Enabling Conditions for Competency-Based Education

Education Domain Blog

A Collective Call to Transform Anguish into Action

June 2, 2020

Susan Patrick

Issues: Federal Policy, Design for Educational Equity, State Policy, Issues in Practice

Education Domain Blog

Innovation Zones Create Space for Local Educators to Lead Education Transformation

May 20, 2020

Alexis Chambers, Natalie Truong

Issues: State Policy, Create Pilots and Innovation Zones

Education Domain Blog

Aurora Institute Applauds Proposed Education Department Priorities for Teacher-Led Professional Learning

May 18, 2020

Susan Patrick, Alexis Chambers

Issues: Federal Policy, Harness Opportunities in ESSA, Issues in Practice, Support Professional Learning

Education Domain Blog

Susan Patrick Appointed to the Online Virginia Network Authority Board

May 14, 2020

Communications Staff

Issues: State Policy, Create Meaningful Qualifications

Education Domain Blog

Profile of a Graduate to Redefine Student Success for the Future

May 4, 2020

Alexis Chambers, Natalie Truong

Issues: State Policy, Redefine Student Success, Create Meaningful Qualifications, Harness Opportunities in ESSA

Education Domain Blog

U.S. Department of Education Announces New $300M Competitive Grant Program for Rethinking Education

April 27, 2020

Susan Patrick

Issues: Federal Policy, State Policy, Build Balanced Systems of Assessments, Create Enabling Conditions for Competency-Based Education

Education Domain Blog

Aurora Institute Joins the Educating All Learners Alliance to Support Students with Disabilities during the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 22, 2020

Communications Staff

Issues: Issues in Practice, Commit to Equity, Support Professional Learning, Rethink Instruction

Education Domain Blog

Continuity of Learning Is an Urgent State Education Policy Priority

April 21, 2020

Natalie Truong, Alexis Chambers

Issues: State Policy, Base Learning on Mastery, not Seat Time, Create Enabling Conditions for Competency-Based Education

Education Domain Blog

Aurora Institute Announces Federal and State Policy Agenda

April 9, 2020

Susan Patrick, Natalie Truong, Alexis Chambers

Issues: Federal Policy, Harness Opportunities in ESSA, Modernize HEA, Increase Access to Broadband, Create Space to Pilot Systems of Assessments, State Policy, Redefine Student Success, Create Meaningful Qualifications, Redesign Accountability Systems for Continuous Improvement, Build Balanced Systems of Assessments, Develop Educator Capacity, Modernize and Diversify the Educator-Leader Workforce, Create Pilots and Innovation Zones, Base Learning on Mastery, not Seat Time, Create Enabling Conditions for Competency-Based Education

Education Domain Blog

Registration for Aurora Institute Symposium 2020 Is Now Open

April 8, 2020

Communications Staff

Education Domain Blog

Transforming Virginia K-12 Education for Deeper Learning and Future Readiness

April 3, 2020

James Lane

Issues: Redefine Student Success, Create Meaningful Qualifications, Redesign Accountability Systems for Continuous Improvement, Build Balanced Systems of Assessments, Develop Educator Capacity, Create Enabling Conditions for Competency-Based Education, Commit to Equity, Support Professional Learning, Engage Community

Education Domain Blog

A New Home on the Web for the Aurora Institute

March 30, 2020

Andrew Schwartz, DeQuendre Bertrand

Education Domain Blog

2020 Aurora Institute Symposium Planning and Coronavirus Response

March 5, 2020

Susan Patrick

Issues: Issues in Practice, Lead Change and Innovation, Learn Lessons from the Field

Education Domain Blog

Public Comments Submitted on the Competitive Grants for State Assessments Program

March 3, 2020

Alexis Chambers

Issues: Federal Policy, Create Space to Pilot Systems of Assessments

Education Domain Blog

Innovation Spotlight - The Skill, Will, and Resources that Create the Conditions for Young People to Thrive

February 25, 2020

Courtney Belolan, Matthew Shea

Issues: Issues in Practice, Lead Change and Innovation, Commit to Equity, Design for Educational Equity

Education Domain Blog

Q&A on Mental Health and the Future of Learning with Brooke Stafford-Brizard and Pamela Cantor, M.D.

February 17, 2020

Brooke Stafford-Brizard, Pamela Cantor

Issues: Issues in Practice, Lead Change and Innovation, Rethink Instruction, Learn Lessons from the Field