This article discusses the shift to a competency-based model underway in the Northern Cass School District in North Dakota. The district plans to eliminate all grade levels, allowing students to build their own academic path to high school graduation. The changes are supported by state education policy allowing districts to apply for waivers from specific state education requirements.
This story will be of interest as a model to other district and state leaders. The article includes links to other news coverage of the district as well as video.
Source Organization: Knowledge Works