Competency-Based vs. Traditional Education

| February 1, 2019

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Traditional Education: Grades are norm-referenced, reflect course standards, are typically based on weighted quarters and a final exam. Personalized, Competency-Based Learning: Scores reflect the level of mastery within a learning target.

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