College, Career, and Life Readiness Framework Booklet

| August 1, 2018

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The research-backed model outlines six competencies that students in grades 6-12 must achieve to become college, career and life ready. Each competency outlines themes and objectives to further define success, as well as grade-specific activities to achieve each the grade-specific objectives. The framework provides guidance on key the metrics to track related to each competency.

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