Skill Development refers to the mastery of academic and technical content youth need in order to develop a range of non-academic, social and emotional, and employability skills. These skills are sometimes referred to as ‘soft skills’ and are seen as essential in order for youth to be successful in college, career, and beyond.
This forum explored potential non-academic indicators that might be ready and appropriate for inclusion in state accountability systems under ESSA.
This forum focused on research findings and the role of policy in ensuring youth in the foster care system can navigate their own pathway to long-term success.
This forum highlighted schools that are supporting meaningful learning by putting in place higher quality assessments.