So far, six states have ditched teacher evaluations that rely on student test scores. But even more may decide to change their performance reviews after the 2018 election.
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November 28, 2017
November 21, 2017
In this edition of "Answering Your ESSA Questions" we take a look at how states plan to distribute Title IV dollars under the Every Student Succeeds Act. The money can be used for a wide range of health, safety, arts, and college-readiness activities.
November 21, 2017
The Education Department appears to think that Michigan's application is now thorough enough to review. That could be a signal that Betsy DeVos is likely to approve her home state's ESSA plan.
November 14, 2017
How do ESSA plans stack up against each other? The Thomas B. Fordham Institute is out with its take.
November 13, 2017
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.
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.