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.
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June 14, 2017
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.
May 09, 2017
We highlight what states want to do with respect to goals, school ratings, academic indicators, and other indicators that are a part of ESSA plans submitted by states.
May 02, 2017
Lawmakers are allowing states to distribute funds for the Student Support and Academic Enrichment grants competitively, instead of by formula.