The Trump administration has been under political pressure to explain its extensive early feedback on state plans to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act.
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June 18, 2017
June 16, 2017
The Council of Chief State School Officers is expressing concern that some of the Trump team's feedback to states would actually go beyond the scope of the law.
June 14, 2017
What are the most common strategies states want to take for school improvement? Are states seeking radical new approaches under ESSA? We take a look.
June 13, 2017
Delaware, Nevada, and New Mexico must supply a detailed list of information to get their plans for the Every Student Succeeds Act approved by the U.S. Department of Education.
June 07, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos told senators at a budget hearing that she wouldn't subject states' Every Student Succeeds Act plans to her personal policy preferences. But that didn't satisfy everyone.
May 30, 2017
The National Governors Association sent a letter about education funding two days after the release of President Donald Trump's spending blueprint, which proposes a 13.5 percent cut to the Education Department.
May 19, 2017
If peer reviewers want to recommend against approving a state's ESSA plan, the lack of permanent political staffers could become an issue, some experts say.
May 16, 2017
The legislation would get rid of the Congressional Review Act, which allows Congress to overturn newly finalized federal regulations, like those that President Barack Obama administration wrote to govern accountability and state plans for ESSA.
May 12, 2017
After passing a preliminary bar with the U.S. Department of Education, a batch of states are ready for their Every Student Succeeds Act plans to be vetted in peer review.
May 10, 2017
The federal aid set asides can be used for direct student services and teacher and principal development, but they're not proving particularly popular among states that have submitted ESSA plans so far.