States without waivers from the No Child Left Behind Act can come up with an alternative plan to support students in schools that have missed achievement targets.
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February 05, 2016
February 03, 2016
The department wants nominations for a "negotiated rulemaking" committee, according to a notice slated to be published in the Federal Register Thursday.
February 02, 2016
The guidance includes ideas like ensuring tests are of high-quality and worth taking, and makes clear states and districts can use federal funds to support some of that work.
January 29, 2016
States will get the chance to de-emphasize tests—in favor of other factors, like school climate—when they develop new accountability plans for the Every Student Succeeds Act. The Center for American Progress is out with a report on how to help K-12 systems use tests effectively.
January 28, 2016
States without waivers won't have to set aside funding for tutoring and school choice, like they did under NCLB, as long as they support low-performing schools.
January 28, 2016
As a White House hopeful, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz epitomizes several Republican positions regarding education, particularly when it comes to the federal government's role in public schools.
January 25, 2016
The NEA gave high marks to ESSA's architects, and flunked both Republican presidential contenders in Congress, Ted Cruz of Texas and Marco Rubio of Florida.
January 22, 2016
The online comment period for how the U.S. Department of Education should regulate under the Every Student Succeeds Act closed Thursday; here are some highlights.
January 21, 2016
ESSA gives states, districts, and educators a chance for a "much-needed do-over" on teacher evaluation through student outcomes, says acting U.S. Secretary of Education John King.
January 20, 2016
The acting U.S. education secretary says the Every Student Succeeds Act gives states and districts more flexibility to push toward equity, though there are potential soft spots.