In a joint letter to governors and chief state school officers, they say "The challenge going forward is to devise accountability systems that raise the ceiling as well as the floor."
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The Obama administration released regulations governing how testing is supposed to work under ESSA, and announced $8 million in new assessment grants.
December 05, 2016
Last year, Republicans on Capitol Hill and a range of school groups teamed up to pass the Every Student Succeeds Act. But a school voucher push may divide them.
December 01, 2016
The Foundation for Excellence in Education, founded by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, hosted its annual summit in Washington, focusing this year on the Every Student Succeeds Act.
November 28, 2016
States get greater flexibility on school ratings, schools with high testing opt-out rates, and in other areas than under a draft version of the ESSA regulations.
November 22, 2016
With the dust still settling from the Nov. 8 election, who will prosper under Donald Trump's presidency, and who'll be wearing sackcloth and ashes in the political wilderness?
November 18, 2016
The petition seems inspired by some of the names in the rumor mill for education secretary, including some who have backed the common core or not actively opposed it.
November 15, 2016
Spearman, a Republican elected in 2014, thinks that a Trump administration will give states more freedom to interpret things like ESSA spending requirements than President Barack Obama's administration has so far.
November 14, 2016
The incoming Trump administration will likely embrace ESSA's local control spirit—and could seek changes to pending rules, current and former GOP Hill staffers predict.
November 11, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump's education secretary, whoever it is, won't be able to follow through on one of the campaign's signature education promises: scapping the common core standards.