View the videos from Shifting Chicago Narratives, an 11-week after-school project that is engaging students through multi-media platforms to tell their stories.
Huntley High School’s Vanguard Vision program is a competency-based education program in which students spend half of their days in a distinctive personalized learning environment. Watch a video overview and access information about the program.
Ridgewood High School’s website includes an overview of its Competency Education program that focuses on what students need to keep them in school as well as prepare them for college and careers.
An explanation of Unit District #116’s approach to grading and how it differs from a traditional system
The framework Chicago Public Schools uses for alignment, reporting, and assessment.
Competency-based education means different things at different schools, but at Benito Juarez Community Academy, a Chicago neighborhood public high school, it means a focus on equity—and that means prioritizing social-emotional skills, or developmental/adaptive competencies, as well as academics.