Jon Alfuth and Travis Pillow

Jon Alfuth is a senior director of state policy at KnowledgeWorks. In this role he offers technical assistance to state partners with the development and adoption of state policy designed to advance personalized, competency-based learning. His areas of expertise include state policy transformation, workforce and postsecondary education policy and cross-sector education systems thinking. Travis Pillow is an innovation fellow and senior writer at the Center on Reinventing Public Education. He started his career as a journalist based in Florida’s capitol, covering politics, budgets, health care, and education policy for several online publications and Gannett newspapers. He later became editor of redefinED, a website chronicling the new definition of public education in Florida and elsewhere, and did other policy and communications work for Step Up For Students, the nonprofit that administers two of the nation’s largest private school choice programs.

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Pandemic Devastation Demands More Student-Centered Learning Practices

After three disrupted school years, America’s K-12 learners collectively have significant unfinished learning and unmet mental health needs. While educators are working hard to help their students,...

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