U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has the thumbs-up to ESSA plans from Georgia, Hawaii, Indiana, Kansas, Montana, and New Hampshire.
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January 19, 2018
January 16, 2018
DeVos approved plans for Arkansas, Maryland, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
January 11, 2018
When it comes to evidence-based interventions, ESSA plans are a mixed bag, concludes Results for America's Evidence in Education Lab.
January 10, 2018
Minnesota and West Virginia are the first two states that submitted plans in the fall to win federal approval.
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.
January 05, 2018
Similar to the other thirty-two states that gotten feedback so far this winter, Idaho has a long list of things to work on.
January 03, 2018
In the latest installment of "Answering Your ESSA Questions," we look at whether districts and schools can apply for federal funds to audit their testing systems and give an update on the law's Innovative Assessment Pilot.
January 02, 2018
States have until April 2 to submit their applications for the Every Student Succeeds Act's Innovative Assessment Pilot.
December 27, 2017
ESSA feedback from DeVos' team has come at a rapid pace this month, with California, New York, Pennsylvania, and Texas among the states to get critiques of their plans from the department.
December 26, 2017
Our most-read posts from 2017 included news about Betsy DeVos' confirmation hearings, changes to Every Student Succeeds Act guidelines, and a golden oldie: the Common Core State Standards.