In the latest installment of "Answering Your ESSA Questions," we look at whether districts and schools can apply for federal funds to audit their testing systems and give an update on the law's Innovative Assessment Pilot.
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The Every Student Succeeds Act kept in place the testing regimen from the law it replaced, the No Child Left Behind Act. But states must bring in other factors, too.
October 16, 2017
The Heritage Foundation almost stopped the Every Student Succeeds Act from becoming law and has been skeptical of some Republicans ideas to expand school choice.
January 03, 2017
The first part of the year will tell us a lot about where the president elect wants to go on education and the priority he places on the issue.
November 10, 2016
The election of Donald Trump to the White House could be a major curve ball for implementation of the nearly year-old Every Student Succeeds Act.
October 25, 2016
Under ESSA, states and districts will get much more say when it comes to turning around their lowest performing schools.
June 30, 2016
States and districts hoping to "test drive" the next generation of assessments can try, thanks to one of the most buzzed-about pieces of the Every Student Succeeds Act.
May 10, 2016
The Every Student Succeeds Act makes it easier for children in foster care to stay in their original schools, but different groups have different ideas about how the costs should be covered.
April 21, 2016
School districts, state chiefs, advocates, and the U.S. Department of Education now have a better idea of how testing will work under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
April 18, 2016
Just in case negotiators hashing out rules for the Every Student Succeeds Act aren't able to come to kumbaya, here's a breakdown of how negotiated rulemaking and what happens if/when it does.