Just 13 states have yet to get the federal seal of approval, including some states with big populations, such as California and Florida.
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March 29, 2018
March 26, 2018
For those keeping score at home, DeVos has now approved ESSA plans for 34 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.
March 22, 2018
Congress is about to nearly triple funding for the Every Student Succeeds Act's broad Title IV program, which districts can use for arts, music, physical education, science, and much more.
March 15, 2018
Indianapolis, Puerto Rico, and three other school districts have applied to join the Every Student Succeeds Act's weighted student-funding pilot during the 2018-19 school year.
March 07, 2018
Members of the Congressional Tri-Caucus say U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is approving plans for the Every Student Succeeds Act that don't comply with the law's protections for vulnerable groups of students
March 06, 2018
In a speech to the Council of Chief State School Officers, the education secretary said that just because many ESSA plans comply with federal mandates doesn't mean they would truly help students.
February 19, 2018
The U.S. Department of Education is more than halfway through approving state plans to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act, but not everyone is pleased with how things are going.
February 06, 2018
Arizona, Louisiana, and New Hampshire have told the U.S. Department they are interested in applying to participate in the Every Student Succeeds Act's Innovative Assessment Pilot.
February 02, 2018
School districts: Interested in having your local, state, and federal funding follow children, so that kids with greater need have more money attached to them? Now's your chance.
January 25, 2018
Democrats used the hearing on Frank Brogan, nominee for assistant secretary for elementary and secondary education, to lambaste Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act.