"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.
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February 01, 2017
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.
January 18, 2017
The draft rule on state and district spending of Title I funds was all but certain to be tossed by a Republican-backed Congress and the Trump administration.
January 13, 2017
States have spent the past year reaching out to educators and advocates to decide how to handle everything from teacher effectiveness to that brand new indicator of student success and school quality.
January 04, 2017
This year's edition of Quality Counts takes a look at where ESSA implementation stands when it comes to testing, accountability, funding, and more.
January 03, 2017
The first part of the year will tell us a lot about where the president elect wants to go on education and the priority he places on the issue.
December 27, 2016
The list of our most popular blog posts for the outgoing year is dominated by Republican President-elect Donald Trump, who didn't talk much about education during his campaign for president.
December 13, 2016
The Obama administration's teacher-preparation regulations under the Higher Education Act and its accountability regulations for the Every Student Succeeds Act could be headed for the trash heap.
December 13, 2016
In a joint letter to governors and chief state school officers, they say "The challenge going forward is to devise accountability systems that raise the ceiling as well as the floor."