Vanguard Vision Competency-Based Pilot Featured in Chicago Tribune

Huntley High School’s Vanguard Vision program was featured in a front-page Chicago Tribune article alongside those of other districts selected for the State’s pilot program for competency-based education January 16.

The article discusses different schools’ approaches to the philosophy of competency-based education, all of which include a student-centered educational experience focused on mastery of skills and standards rather than tests, letter grades, and GPA.

“For us, this is a major educational innovation,” said HHS Principal Scott Rowe. “This gives us the opportunity and the ability to allow those students to move at their own pace and work with each individual student differently because they’re in different places.”

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