/ January 3, 2021

Three Ways to Scale Student-Centered Reforms in Your System

This article was originally published June 12, 2020 on the website Students at the Center Hub. Author Dr. Felicia Sullivan is Associate Director of Research at Jobs For the Future   Since 2014, New Hampshire educators can meet academic accountability requirements through a statewide Performance Assessment for Competency-based Education (PACE) system. Aimed at capturing a more authentic […]

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/ January 3, 2021

Scaling is All the Rage, But How Do You Make It Happen?

New Hampshire’s Performance Assessment for Competency-based Education (PACE) system is entering its third year. Using this alternative state accountability system, 150 teachers in nine school districts have created 14 performance assessment tasks in mathematics, English language arts (ELA) and science. The tasks have been validated against standardized state tests with the ambition to bring performance assessments to all students in the state across all disciplines. A primary goal of PACE is to ensure that students demonstrate their content knowledge to gain academic credits and graduate.

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/ December 20, 2020

Three Lessons From New Hampshire’s Effort to Expand Deeper Learning

In 2019, Aurora Institute released the new definition of competency-based learning. This seven-part definition was developed with extensive support from practitioners, researchers and leaders across the country.

This updated definition reflects a deeper understanding of key issues and developments in the field.

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