The education secretary has approved Every Student Succeeds Act plans from 37 states and the District of Columbia. How do they handle key issues like tests and academic goals?
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April 26, 2018
April 26, 2018
A top staffer overseeing implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act at the U.S. Department of Education has a message for states: Don't forget about reading and math.
April 24, 2018
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos may have approved Every Student Succeeds Act plans for 37 states, but two of the biggest—Florida and California—are still waiting for the feds' blessing.
April 20, 2018
Districts, experts said, may end up doing the same things they have before when it comes to school improvement, and may end up getting the same results.
April 11, 2018
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan ensured passage of ESSA in 2015 and gave a boost to parents seeking resources for school choice through a tax-reform bill approved in 2017.
April 10, 2018
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is approving plans that fly in the face of the Every Student Succeeds Act's protections for vulnerable children, more than a dozen civil rights groups, including the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights say.
April 08, 2018
In what was billed as a victory for the school choice community, the Every Student Succeeds Act allowed districts to apply for the "weighted student funding pilot." But it may not turn out that way, at least as far as a few districts are concerned.
April 04, 2018
What will ESSA look like when it really hits the classroom? Will ESSA really feel different from the No Child Left Behind Act? Those topics and more in a new Education Week report.
April 03, 2018
The pilot, which was initially one of the most buzzed about pieces of ESSA, allows states to try out new forms of testing in a handful of districts, with the goal of eventually taking them statewide.
March 29, 2018
Just 13 states have yet to get the federal seal of approval, including some states with big populations, such as California and Florida.