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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OBS Business School

OBS is the first online business school in the Spanish language, born of the agreement with the UB (University of Barcelona) and aimed at training managers and professionals. Our philosophy is based on three fundamental pillars encompassed in a 100% online environment, where the overall and continuous experience of the student is always our main focus. Innovation, quality and internationalization are the foundations of OBS, together with the flexibility offered by e-learning. Facing the new needs and challenges of a changing society where the creation of value of companies based on investing in knowledge.

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