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The Intersection of Afterschool and Competency­-Based Learning: Emerging Trends, Policy, Considerations, and Questions for the Future

This white paper explores three trends for implementing competency-based learning in afterschool programs as a strategy for helping students become college and career ready. It highlights six programs in different states that are working to define competencies, and offer badges and course credit as a means of translating and validating those key skills for college and future employers.

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Supportive Learning Environment
Systems Building
Program Design and Management
American Youth Policy Forum
American Youth Policy Forum
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