In many respects, officials in statehouses and state education departments are still figuring out how they'll proceed under ESSA.
Plenty of issues have gotten more ink and pixels in coverage of the Every Student Succeeds Act than parent, family, and other forms of engagement—but advocates for those issues are excited about what the law does.
Negotiated rulemaking was successful, but contentious, when negotiators wrote regulations for the No Child Left Behind Act in 2002.
As schools in Forsyth, Ga., and Corona-Norco, Calif., discovered, educators can learn a lot even from programs that don't become superstars under Investing in Innovation.
A new report pinpoints what it says are successful efforts by colleges and universities on both fronts, but federal officials also stress that there's still work to be done.
While the discussion remained civil, collegial, and wonky on the third day of the negotiations, it's clear there was a lot of passion for this population.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wants to resurrect a program from the 1990s that provided federal funds to refurbish and repair crumbling schools.
Of the three stimulus-era marquee education-grant programs, Investing in Innovation is the only one enshrined in the Every Student Succeeds Act, though under a different name.
The House education committee weighs the issue at a time when some lawmakers are pushing to update the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, or FERPA.
Negotiators were divided, at least rhetorically, about how far they should go in advancing equity vs. ensuring flexibility for local leaders under the Every Student Succeeds Act.