The Power of Surveys
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  • January 7, 2020

By Grace Shelton @GraceCShelton   Why Surveys Matter Surveys are an important tool in determining what education stakeholders need. Policymakers and practitioners can gain a lot of knowledge and insight into the needs of their students, parents, teachers, and administrative staff through the use of well-designed surveys. That is why more and more evaluative processes […]

The Future of CBE: Lessons for Illinois
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  • July 30, 2019

By Grace Shelton @GraceCShelton Recent reports have shared that employers are finding recent high school graduates increasingly unprepared for the workforce and in need of additional training to supplement this lack of skills. Illinois is no exception to this case. Illinois-based employers have also discovered that both high school graduates and postsecondary graduates still lack […]

Competency-Based Education: Lessons for Adoption
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  • June 21, 2019

By Grace Shelton @GraceCShelton   CBE: What it is and Why it Matters Competency-based education (CBE), also referred to as mastery education or proficiency-based education, upends our traditional education system and seeks to provide students with a school and classroom dedicated to ensuring their success in a particular area before moving on to more rigorous […]