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Why Schools Need to Change
Why Schools Need to Change

Today’s learners face an uncertain present and a rapidly changing future that demand far different skills and knowledge than were needed in the 20th century. We also know so much more about enabling deep, powerful learning than we ever did before. Our collective future depends on how well young people prepare for the challenges and opportunities of 21st-century life.

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Discover how the BCPS Graduate Profile guides educators as they shift learning and assessment to give students more agency over learning and how they are adapting practices to the strengths and values of their community. The Portrait of a Graduate in Practice publications feature colorful imagery, real student work, teacher tools, and first-hand narratives—written and audio—from learners, teachers, school and district leaders, and more.

Next Generation Learning Challenges, May 2023

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