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CompetencyWorks, Report

Designing for Equity: Leveraging Competency-Based Education to Ensure All Students Succeed

Author(s): Chris Sturgis, Katherine Casey

Organization(s): CompetencyWorks, iNACOL

Issue(s): Federal Policy, Design for Educational Equity, Issues in Practice, Commit to Equity

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This publication offers equity strategies for personalized, competency-based education to ensure a more equitable K-12 education system. Districts and schools can use the equity principles within this report to develop an equity agenda within their personalized, competency-based systems. Competency-based education systems, designed to ensure all students achieve success, holds promise as a uniquely powerful model for fostering equity, but only if equity is an intentional design feature embedded in the culture, structure and pedagogy.