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.
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May 25, 2016
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.
May 17, 2016
Meeting with reporters, Education Secretary John B. King Jr. said his department will look to ensure that federal Title I aid to students from low-income backgrounds is truly supplemental.
May 16, 2016
Requests for applications for the two larger grant tiers for Investing in Innovation, validation and scale-up, don't include diversifying schools as a priority.
May 11, 2016
The Congressional Research Service says the U.S. Department of Education's proposed regulations for "supplement-not-supplant" don't have a direct basis in the Every Student Succeeds Act.
May 11, 2016
The letter to Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. fits into a broader pattern of Democrats urging the Education Department to take a proactive role in ESSA implementation.
May 10, 2016
The Every Student Succeeds Act makes it easier for children in foster care to stay in their original schools, but different groups have different ideas about how the costs should be covered.
May 05, 2016
How familiar does the Every Student Succeeds Act feel to superintendents and principals, and do they think it will have a positive or negative impact on districts and schools?
May 03, 2016
Dear U.S. Secretary John B. King, Jr.: Write regulations for the Every Student Succeeds Act that poor kids get the federal funds they were intended to get and don't back down from the fight over supplement-not-supplant, nine Democratic senators, including Sen. Bernie Sanders, say.