The Education Department has plenty of tools in its monitoring tool box. But advocates are worried the feds won't make sure states are using the Every Student Succeeds Act to look out for vulnerable children.
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September 11, 2018
September 09, 2018
If Democrats win the House in the November midterm elections, expect them to focus heavily on Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' civil rights record. But how often would they call her to testify?
September 07, 2018
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has said she will take no position on schools that seek to use Every Student Succeeds Act money for firearms, but Democrats continue to decry the idea.
September 03, 2018
ESSA made some key changes for this group of students, but it's unclear if states are following through with a new transportation requirement.
August 23, 2018
The money for firearms purchases would come from the Student Support and Academic Enrichment grants, which receive $1.1 billion under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
August 12, 2018
School improvement, students in foster care, and lack of flexibility might be some of the difficult pieces of the Every Student Succeeds Act for school district leaders to deal with.
August 08, 2018
It doesn't look like new flexibility offered by the Every Student Succeeds Act is turning out to be the bonanza for school choice that some supporters were hoping.
July 27, 2018
Louisiana is the first state to get the all clear from the U.S. Department of Education to participate in the Every Student Succeeds Act's "Innovative Assessment" pilot.
July 23, 2018
ESSA, like its predecessor, the No Child Left Behind Act, requires states to test students in grades 3 through 8 and once in high school, in math and reading. But who foots the bill?
July 16, 2018
ESSA got rid of the requirement in the law it replaced, the No Child Left Behind Act, that teachers must be highly qualified, which typically meant they needed to have a bachelor's degree in the subject they are teaching and state certification.