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LUSD Lifelong Learning Standards Overview

This document provides an overview of LUSD's Lifelong Learning Standards, with the actual standards appearing on pages 12 - 15. These standards fall into seven categories, or "spheres":

  • A Well-Balanced Person (The Personal Sphere)
  • A Self-Directed, Lifelong Learner (The Learning Sphere)
  • A Caring, Compassionate Person (The Relationship Sphere)
  • A Civic-Minded Person (The Civic Sphere)
  • A Responsible Global Citizen (The Global Sphere)
  • A Quality Producer & Resource Manager (The Economic Sphere)
  • A Culturally Aware Person (The Cultural Sphere)

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