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.
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February 10, 2017
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.
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.