A K-12 Federal Policy Framework for Competency Education: Building Capacity for Systems Change

Maria Worthen and Lillian Pace

Providing federal policymakers with a comprehensive vision for supporting state and local efforts to implement student-centered learning, this report describes barriers and opportunities within federal education policy education policy frameworks and identifies how the federal government is in a unique position to catalyze and scale student-centered learning.

It is time to move away from traditional assumptions about how schools should look, how teachers should teach, and how students should learn.