18 Examples of State Policies that Support Competency-Based Programs

This article provides brief examples of state initiatives that support competency education. It includes initiatives identified as exemplars during the course of research conducted by Getting Smart.

The examples are organized by features, including:

  • Flexibility from time-based systems
  • Competency-based diplomas
  • Acceptance of competency-based diplomas and credits by higher education
  • Flexible learning
  • State assessments
  • Innovation pilots

This sampling provides many ideas for state leaders committed to advancing competency education. For more reading from Getting Smart, the article 7 Ways State Policy Can Support Competence, offers advice to state policy leaders.

Source Organization: Getting Smart

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