All the ESSA plans submitted by states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico have been approved by Betsy DeVos. Don't feel like reading them all? We've got your cheat sheet here.
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October 07, 2018
September 25, 2018
While state education chiefs praised the Every Student Succeeds Act for giving them new flexibility, Democratic senators said using federal money to arm teachers would be a terrible mistake.
September 11, 2018
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.
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.
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 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.
June 19, 2018
States are flouting the Every Student Succeeds Act's protections for vulnerable groups of children, and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos letting them, civil groups said at an event in Washington.
June 17, 2018
A survey by three education groups found that STEM, positive behavioral supports, and professional development are popular choices for how districts plan to spend a chunk of flexible Every Student Succeeds Act funding.
June 11, 2018
If districts want to purchase crossing guard signs with money from the Every Student Succeeds Act, their best bet is using money from the Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants, aka Title IV Part A of ESSA.