Under ESSA, states and districts will get much more say when it comes to turning around their lowest performing schools.
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October 25, 2016
October 24, 2016
There's a change from the No Child Left Behind Act to the Every Student Succeeds Act in the calculation of how much Title I money districts must distribute to private schools for equitable services.
October 24, 2016
Conservative Leaders for Education is looking to add state lawmakers to influence the Every Student Succeeds Act in states and counterbalance the power of other groups like the teachers' unions.
October 21, 2016
Guidance released Friday makes it clear that well-rounded means more than just music and arts, even though those are important. It can include everything from foreign language courses to Advanced Placement to civics education to college and career counseling.
October 14, 2016
The union wants more than just a few tweaks to the accountability plans that were already on the books under the No Child Left Behind Act and its waivers.
October 05, 2016
Last month, the department released "Supporting School Reform by Leveraging Federal Funds in a Schoolwide Program." It specifies how schools can use federal money to drive comprehensive turnaround efforts under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
September 27, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education Tuesday released a blueprint to help states and districts make the most of out of more than $2 billion in federal money for teacher support, preparation, training, and more.
September 23, 2016
States and districts that get federal funding to support English-learners can use that money to help track long-term ELLs and ELLs with learning disabilities, as well as to help figure out how former ELLs are progressing, according to guidance released Friday.
September 22, 2016
Randi Weingarten, the president of the American Federation of Teachers, says Hillary Clinton has made it clear to teachers that her K-12 policy won't look like the first six years of President Barack Obama' administration.
September 21, 2016
Republicans say the Education Department is going too far in its attempts to regulate the requirement that federal money for schools supplement state and local K-12 aid.