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Equity in Competency Education: Realizing the Potential, Overcoming the Obstacles

Equity in Competency Education: Realizing the Potential, Overcoming the Obstacles Equity is both a central goal and fundamental value of competency education. Competency-based approaches are designed to promote equity by preventing students from falling behind…

November 2, 2014
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A New Era for Educational Assessment

A New Era for Educational Assessment Among education researchers, there is a growing consensus that college and career readiness depends on not just academic knowledge and skills but on a wide range of social and…

September 30, 2014
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The Past and the Promise: Today's Competency Education Movement

The Past and the Promise: Today's Competency Education Movement Competency education is attracting significant interest as a promising way to help meet our national priority of ensuring that all young people are ready for college…

September 16, 2014
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How to Help Struggling High School Students Reach Common Core Standards: New York City's Comprehensive Approach

How to Help Struggling High School Students Reach Common Core Standards: New York City's Comprehensive Approach This report documents the pilot phase of a professional development initiative in New York City, designed to build school…

July 8, 2014
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DesignForScale: State Innovation Series

DesignForScale: State Innovation Series The DesignForScale: State Innovation Series highlights innovative efforts to scale structured pathways reforms across all the community colleges in a state. The DesignForScale: State Innovation Series highlights innovative efforts to scale…

June 20, 2014
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Impact Profile of Lacey Bowman: Accelerating to College and Career Success

Impact Profile of Lacey Bowman: Accelerating to College and Career Success This is Lacey Bowman’s success story of earning her GED and pursuing a career in welding with the help of the Accelerate TEXAS program.…

June 11, 2014
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Driving the Direction of Transfer Pathways Reform

Driving the Direction of Transfer Pathways Reform The vast majority of community college students do not continue their studies at four-year colleges. JFF convened higher education leaders and researchers to explore state-level policy strategies that…

April 30, 2014
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Joining Forces Resource Guide

Joining Forces Resource Guide This interactive resource guide provides resources and sample materials to support Student Success Center directors as they staff, launch, operate, and sustain Centers. Building on the JFF publication Joining Forces: How…

April 30, 2014
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In and Beyond Schools: Putting More Youth on the Path to Success with Integrated Support

In and Beyond Schools: Putting More Youth on the Path to Success with Integrated Support *In and Beyond Schools* summarizes recent research on the skills, mindsets, and traits that powerfully predict academic and workplace success…

April 11, 2014

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