Under ESSA, states must figure low testing participation into school ratings, but just how to do that is totally up to them.
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June 04, 2018
March 30, 2018
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute has an event on April 12 in Washington, D.C., that will explore where American education stands 35 years after the landmark report.
February 19, 2018
The U.S. Department of Education is more than halfway through approving state plans to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act, but not everyone is pleased with how things are going.
January 16, 2018
DeVos approved plans for Arkansas, Maryland, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
January 07, 2018
States worry that offering their districts a choice of tests as allowed under the Every Student Succeeds Act could make it harder to compare student outcomes.
September 25, 2017
States' timelines under the Every Student Succeeds Act range from five to 15 years, and goals vary from modest annual improvements to 100 percent proficiency targets.
March 03, 2016
Ever since the Every Student Succeeds Act was signed into law last December, policy wonks and others have wondered exactly how states would react to the new law
December 28, 2015
We've been pretty occupied with news and analysis of the Every Student Succeeds Act at the end of this year—and our readers have been pretty busy reading about it.
December 22, 2015
The U.S. Department of Education sent a letter to states, warning that they need to be prepared to handle their testing opt-outs in 2015-16.
December 17, 2015
Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., chairman of the Senate education committee, says at least three major oversight hearings already are being planned on the Every Student Succeeds Act.