- University of Maine - Presque Isle announces a move to Proficiency Based Education (press release)
- CVU heads towards Standards Based Learning (video from WCAX)
- BHS teacher uses Proficiency Based Learning in Chemistry
- A little farther afield, middle schools in Des Moines, Iowa are moving to Standards-Referenced Grading
- 55 public universities from across New England endorse the proficiency-based approach to grading (you can listen to it or read it)
- From the Rutland Herald, Vermont AOE says school districts have until 2020 to implement proficiency based graduation requirements. You can also read about it here.
- Freshmen grading policy at MIT
- Rick Wormeli talks to community members in Farmington, NM about Standards-Based Grading
- Wellesley College begins a new grading policy to help students focus on learning instead of the grade
- Hampshire College president highlights the problems with letter and number grades
- Princeton University moves towards meaningful grading that is focused on feedback and based on standards (Press release, ad hoc committee report, and an editorial)
- A summary about the state of Maine's transition to proficiency-based standards
- Illinois State Board of Education Student Advisory Committee recommends standards-based grading
- The U.S. Dept. of Education grants financial aid rules waiver to give at least 40 colleges space to experiment with competency-based education.
- Competency-Based Degree programs at colleges and universities are on the rise.
- Fairfax County schools in Virginia considering the elimination of the zero.
- The island of Guam is moving towards standards based teaching and grading.
- Article in the education journal, Phi Delta Kappan, on how standards based grading can improve student learning by Thomas Guskey and Marco Muñoz.
- List of academic research on the impacts of standards-based report cards compiled by the Marzano Research folks.
- Article from Slate detailing why schools around the country are shifting to standards-based grading.
- Education article in The Atlantic on the problems with putting so much emphasis on grades rather than the learning process.
- Harvard Medical School moves towards a focus on "teaching what you cannot Google."
- Competency-Based Education interests employers