Check out our latest effort to give you clarity and concrete information about how the proposed ESSA accountability rules would govern school ratings, opt-out, and a whole lot more.
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June 07, 2016
June 02, 2016
The disagreement relates to how the law tries to create more stability for foster care students by emphasizing their "school of origin."
June 01, 2016
Should the department ask states to come up with their own "maximum" time during which a student is expected to become proficient? And if so, what kind of research should inform states' timelines?
June 01, 2016
The proposed ESSA accountability regulations the U.S. Department of Education released last week could make schools' transition to the new law trickier than previously expected.
May 31, 2016
If you're still reading up on the draft accountability rules for the Every Student Succeeds Act—don't worry, lots of folks are still reading the 192 pages and figuring out what they mean.
May 27, 2016
The much-anticipated rules deal with a number of complicated and often controversial topics related to school ratings, test participation, school turnaround requirements, and more.
May 26, 2016
Proposed rules released Thursday by the Education Department include state accountability plans and what school report cards have to include under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
May 25, 2016
In a May 24 letter, the top two Democrats on K-12 issues in Congress told the federal department to make sure that ESSA has robust accountability language on a number of fronts.
May 19, 2016
The Every Student Succeeds Act will require at least a few significant shifts for the indicators states use for student achievement and school quality, the Center for American Progress says.
May 18, 2016
A spending provision of the Every Student Succeeds Act called "supplement-not-supplant" was again under the spotlight during a Senate education committee hearing on Wednesday.