Bringing the Four Principles Together

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Defining Student-Centered Learning

Meriden Public Schools

This two-page overview of student-centered learning was developed by Meriden Public Schools based on the Nellie Mae Education Foundation’s, Putting… Read More »

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What is Flipped Learning: Flipped Learning Definition

Flipped Learning Network

This two page overview developed by the Flipped Learning Network gives an excellent definition of flipped learning, suitable for introducing… Read More »


Every Student Succeeds Act Primer: High School Dropout Prevention and Reengagement of Out-of-School Youth

Alliance for Excellent Education, Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) & National Youth Employment Coalition (NYEC)

This three-page document provides a comprehensive overview of the Every Student Succeeds Act and its provisions that support High School Dropout Prevention and… Read More »

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Continuum of Voice: What it Means for the Learner

Barbara Bray, Kathleen McClaskey

This infographic, “Continuum of Voice: What it Means for the Learner,” adapts Students at the Center’s Continuum of Voice chart… Read More »

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The Intersection of Afterschool and Competency-based Learning: Emerging Trends, Policy Considerations, and Questions for the Future

American Youth Policy Forum

This white paper explores the intersection and relationship between afterschool and competency-based learning, recommends ideal policy environments for implementing successful… Read More »

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Teaching Differently in Competency-Based Schools

Bob Sornson

This is an excerpt from Bob Sornson’s book, Over-Tested and Under-Prepared: Using Competency Based Learning to Transform Our Schools which… Read More »


Know Your Rights/ Derechos Educativos Federales Folleto

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)

This pamphlet developed by the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund describes federal education laws relevant to parents. Using… Read More »


Frequently Asked Questions and Definitions from Students at the Center

Jobs for the Future's Students at the Center Initiative

This summary unpacks some of the myths and terms in student-centered learning. Isn’t student-centered just a generic, overused term that… Read More »

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Student Bill of Rights

Providence Student Union

In Summer 2012, Providence Student Union (PSU) student leaders assembled a “Student Bill of Rights” that would guide the Union’s… Read More »


It’s Not a Matter of Time: Highlights from the 2011 Competency-Based Learning Summit

Chris Sturgis, Susan Patrick & Linda Pittenger

This paper summarizes the topics discussed at the March 2011 Competency-Based Learning Summit, including learning time, the work of successful… Read More »

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