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Policy Approaches to Competency-Based Education

This Policy Outline defines competency-based education and its role in student-centered learning. It lists policy examples from eight states that grant the flexibility and autonomy needed to implement competency-based education. Those policy examples are: seat-time waivers, credit flexibility, pilot programs, innovation zones, proficiency-based diplomas, multiple graduation pathways, a state graduate profile, and statewide competencies.


Feb. 23, 2021

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