In just over two months, Congress must decide if it basically wants to punt on creating a regular fiscal 2017 budget, a decision could have consequences for K-12 spending.
Recently in Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Category
March 06, 2017
March 01, 2017
The Senate resolution and a similar House move aim to end now-paused regulations governing state ESSA plans and issues ranging from testing opt-outs to school turnarounds.
February 14, 2017
These ESSA rules that are now on thin ice set the timeline for how schools are rated, measuring "consistently underperforming" groups of students, and other key issues.
February 10, 2017
The Obama administration's accountability regulations for the Every Student Succeeds Act have been paused by the Trump administration, and they're are on thin ice in Congress. But U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos wants states to keep going on their ESSA plans.
February 07, 2017
The possible end of the ESSA accountability rules finalized last year could have far-reaching consequences for the U.S. Department of Education, state officials, and local district leaders say.
February 02, 2017
"We are sending a signal that we are unhappy with these regs," said Tyler Hernandez, a spokesman for the House education committee.
February 02, 2017
The recommendations include ideas like collecting better data on student outcomes, improving access to early childhood education, and beefing-up teacher quality.
February 01, 2017
"She clearly said to me that the states need to be in control of a lot of these decisions," said Chris Minnich, the executive director of the Council of Chief State School Officers.
January 30, 2017
The issue of the regulatory burden coming from the federal government has come up recently in connection with higher education and with a spending requirement in the Every Student Succeeds Act.
January 22, 2017
The delay in the accountability rules, which would seem to last until late March, could throw a monkey wrench into states' efforts to submit accountability plans by April 3.