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The Great Schools Partnership continues to produce great resources to support states and districts converting to competency education. They have drawn from what districts are doing in New England and have created Proficiency-based Learning Simplified resources. They are a good resource for states, districts and schools to start the conversation about the new policies and … Read Full Article →

Great Schools Partnership Featured in National Report

The Great Schools Partnership and New England Secondary School Consortium were recognized in a recently released national report on proficiency-based assessment called Assessing Deeper Learning: A Survey of Performance Assessment and … Read Full Article →

The University of Maine at Presque Isle announced that it will become one of the first public universities in the country to adopt a proficiency-based approach to teaching and learning. The Great Schools Partnership has been working with the university as it develops its transition plan. The university has also been accepted into the Lumina Foundation’s Competency-Based Education Network, and the Davis Educational Foundation recently made a … Read Full Article →

How Does Proficiency-Learning Work?, a Leadership in Action briefing created by the Great Schools Partnership and  Read Full Article →

The Learning Accelerator, a nonprofit that promotes high-quality blended learning in school districts across America, recently featured the New England Secondary School Consortium’s Collegiate Endorsement of Proficiency-Based Education and Graduation in its quarterly update.

The Learning Accelerator is working mobilize $100 million over the next five years to fund an … Read Full Article →

Revere High School in Revere, Massachusetts, was recently honored as one of sixteen finalists for the National Center for Urban School Transformation’s 2014 Excellence in Urban Education Awards. Revere High School—the only finalist from New England—has been working with the Great Schools Partnership since 2011. … Read Full Article →