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Creating a Portrait of a Graduate: 3 Keys to Success


One of the most exciting and innovative developments in K-12 education over the last several years has been the adoption by school districts of a “Portrait or Profile of a 21st Century Graduate,” describing what students should know and be able to do to succeed in college, careers, and citizenship in the 21st century. Superintendents have recognized the value of establishing a common aspiration for all graduates to serve as a “north star” for their district’s transformation efforts.

However, developing a Portrait of a Graduate is just the first step in the journey to becoming a 21st century education system. In the blog, Creating a Portrait of a Graduate: 3 Keys to Success, Ken Kay shares three key strategies that districts should follow to ensure their vision of 21st century learning becomes a reality for all students. Read more