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

How State Educational Leaders are Advancing Competency Education

Host: CompetencyWorks, iNACOL

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View this webinar to hear directly from the state education leaders about their experiences and insights in advancing competency education (or proficiency-based education). You’ll hear about the theory of action driving Maine’s and Iowa’s efforts, building shared vision and creating innovation space. You will also hear about the new report based on interviews with experts across the field on the primary state policies that are driving K-12 education toward personalized, competency-based systems.

States across the country have called into question the time-based system of education, founded on Carnegie units, and are advancing to a new system requiring proficiency and mastery of competencies. Review this webinar and see how students in these new models are becoming proficient at each step along their educational journeys.