The Every Student Succeeds Act kept in place the testing regimen from the law it replaced, the No Child Left Behind Act. But states must bring in other factors, too.
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November 13, 2017
November 09, 2017
Florida's ESSA plan would give state tests only in English, and it would also leave English-language proficiency out of the state accountability system. Civil rights activists have a problem with those approaches.
October 26, 2017
The Every Student Succeeds Act is set to hit school districts this school year. But there is still a lot of confusion about the law that replaced the much-maligned No Child Left Behind Act.
October 25, 2017
The extent to which states are using their Every Student Succeeds Act plans to help align their public schools with their higher education systems and postsecondary goals is mixed, according to a new analysis.
October 23, 2017
Civil rights advocates are worried about the way Arizona's plan for the Every Student Succeeds Act handles transient students.
October 17, 2017
Thirty-four states and Puerto Rico turned in their plans for implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act in September and October.
October 04, 2017
We've been following the progress of Every Student Succeeds Act plans from the 50 states and the District of Columbia, and we've got a map and more to help you out.
October 03, 2017
State chiefs told senators how they were taking advantage of the Every Student Succeeds Act, while lawmakers expressed concerns along partisan lines about the balance of political power.
October 02, 2017
When the Every Student Succeeds Act passed, there was worry that states would walk away from making sure that particular groups of students mattered in their school accountability systems.
October 02, 2017
Opting out of mandated tests has been a hot potato for years, and states are taking various approaches to the issue in their Every Student Succeeds Act plans.