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Competency-based Education (CBE)

Competency-based Education (CBE) True The competency-ba…

Vertus Charter School
March 26, 2015

The academic model of this charter high school for boys in Rochester, New York has four pillars: 1) strong relationships, 2) personalized year-round academics, 3) character education, and 4) care…

Hidden Advantages of the Breakthrough Models Academy
May 13, 2015

Author: Dustin Hilt, Simmons College While it isn’t hard to find plenty of background ( here , here , and here , for example) on the Breakthrough Models Academy (BMA)…

New Report on Facing the Challenges of Innovation
May 11, 2015

Innovation is an oft-prescribed solution to a growing problem in academia: sustainability. It may be a simple word – innovate – but it’s not easy. EDUCAUSE and Eduventures (a marke…

Innovative Idea? It’s Going Nowhere Without the People
May 7, 2015

  Author: Tammi Cooper We’ve all heard plenty about the need for innovation in higher education. We need to change, adapt, and move faster. We see examples of innovative …

Building 21: B21 Philadelphia
March 25, 2015

As a non-selective neighborhood  high school in the School District  of Philadelphia, B21’s mission is  to empower networks of learners to  connect with their passions and b…

InnovateEDU: Brooklyn Laboratory Charter School
March 25, 2015

Entrepreneurial learning is the backbone of this Brooklyn charter school network which opened in Fall 2014 to serve grades 6-12, including English language learners and students with disabili…

The Texas Affordable Baccalaureate Program
April 13, 2015

Incorporating competency-based and traditional courses, online and hybrid learning, and lower costs than a traditional degree, the Texas Affordable Baccalaureate lets students save thousands o…

Translating CBE Programs into Sustainable Business Models
April 6, 2015

By Rick Staisloff The Higher Education Business Model and CBE As part of its ongoing mission to improve college readiness and completion through the application of technology,…

Piedmont City School District: Piedmont Middle School
March 11, 2015

At Piedmont Middle School, the future for students is changing through relevant, engaging learning opportunities, a school culture filled with hope, and a redesigned teaching and learning envir…