Re-Engineering Information Technology Design Considerations for Competency Education

Liz Glowa and Susan Patrick

This brief addresses information technology as it relates to competency education, detailing the classroom, district, and state-level requirements of a student-centered system. The authors of the report analyze the knowledge of what makes up an effective competency-based information system.

The focus on reporting progress by mastery of academic standards has allowed the conversation with parents to move from ‘What's my child's grade?' to ‘What does my child know and still need to learn?'