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Necessary for Success: Building Mastery of World-Class Skills – A State Policymakers Guide to Competency Education

This a briefing paper written by Chris Sturgis from and Susan Patrick from iNACOL, which was released at the Innovation Lab Network's Annual Convening on February 2013. It's an opportunity for state leaders to reflect upon the efforts of contemporaries around the country, Necessary for Success shares insights into re-engineering the policy and practices of our K-12 systems; introduces the main concepts behind competency-based learning; studies important initial steps taken by states in introducing this emerging model; and considers creating a culture of competency within state agencies. You can find more resources on the Competency-Based Pathways Wiki.

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