The Every Student Succeeds Act seeks to strike a balance between continuing protections for historically overlooked groups of students and reining in the federal government. What does that mean in practice?
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January 11, 2016
January 08, 2016
Attention John King and Company: The American Federation of Teachers is not happy with the way that you are handling opt-outs in this new, post No Child Left Behind era.
January 07, 2016
The theme of Education Week's annual Quality Counts report is "accountability"—just in time for the arrival of the Every Student Succeeds Act.
January 06, 2016
You just can't get enough information and analysis on the Every Student Succeeds Act, or ESSA. So just for you, we have created a very special section of Education Week explaining the ins-and-outs of the newest version of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
January 05, 2016
At a school visit in Maryland, the new acting head of the Education Department outlined his priorities for the year: college-completion, K-12 equity, and the teaching profession.
January 04, 2016
If you thought the recent lull in K-12 talk on the presidential campaign trail meant candidates had forgotten how to throw shade when it comes to the Common Core State Standards, think again.
December 30, 2015
What if ESSA hadn't crossed the finish line and the next president still had to deal with waivers in 2017? How would some of the White House hopefuls have handled them?
December 29, 2015
"President-Elect Ted Cruz Appoints Arne Duncan as Education Secretary" and other stories you likely won't be reading next year.
December 28, 2015
We've been pretty occupied with news and analysis of the Every Student Succeeds Act at the end of this year—and our readers have been pretty busy reading about it.
December 22, 2015
The U.S. Department of Education sent a letter to states, warning that they need to be prepared to handle their testing opt-outs in 2015-16.