Competency-Based Education FAQ

Memo · January 2019

Answers to frequently asked questions regarding competency-based education. Specifically:

  • What is competency-based education?
  • Why is competency-based education legislation needed—and what does it do?
  • What are the advantages of competency-based education over traditional approaches?
  • How do you measure if competency-based education is working?
  • What is the role of the teacher in competency-based education?
  • Which other states have competency-based education legislation?
  • How does competency-based education fit into the larger concept of student-centered learning?

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