MATTOON — A exchange to training strategies could be a subject at cutting-edge college board assembly.

The Mattoon faculty board participants are set to meet at 7 p.M. On the administrative construction, 1701 Charleston Ave, they’re scheduled to speak about the Competency-Based Pilot Award via the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).

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Competency-primarily based on getting to know transitions schooling far away from seat time to a extra bendy looks at student progression within the study room. According to the ISBE, this technique is geared to make schooling more relevant to students and employers. According to the U.S. Department of Education, this system calls for a scholar to master academic content no matter how much time they spent on the problem, as is done now. A student actions from one grade to the following.

This is performed by using implementing more online and mixed getting to know, dual enrollment publications, venture-primarily based and network-based totally learning, and credit recuperation, amongst others. Also, on the assembly, the board is ready to vote on approval for Mattoon Middle School cheerleaders to attend and carry out the Citrus Bowl from Dec. 29, 2018, to Jan. 2, 2019, in Orlando Fla. This is one in all the bigger college bowls of the 12 months, pitting teams from the Big Ten and the Southeastern conference against each other.