States' timelines under the Every Student Succeeds Act range from five to 15 years, and goals vary from modest annual improvements to 100 percent proficiency targets.
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September 25, 2017
September 24, 2017
Attendance, particularly chronic absenteeism, and college-and-career readiness are by far the most popular new areas of focus for accountability in the ESSA plans from 40-plus states.
September 21, 2017
Massachusetts is the 15th state so far to have its Every Student Succeeds Act plan approved by the U.S. Department of Education.
September 21, 2017
For teachers, parents, principals, and others, the Every Student Succeeds Act is no longer on the horizon. Now it's in their schools. Here's an EdWeek guide to all things ESSA.
September 18, 2017
More than 30 states are expected to turn in their ESSA plans in time for the U.S. Department of Education's deadline of midnight on Monday.
September 12, 2017
Some states that turned in their Every Student Succeeds Act plans last spring didn't make many changes after getting feedback from the U.S. Department of Education.
September 11, 2017
The U.S. Secretary of Education is kicking off her trip in Wyoming, and swinging by Colorado, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska.
September 07, 2017
Arizona is the 14th state to get the U.S. Department of Education's seal of approval on its plan to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act.
August 28, 2017
The former Minnesota congressman who headed the House education committee worries that Arizona and New Hampshire seek to get around ESSA's requirement that all students in a state take the same test.
August 24, 2017
Most states will distribute their share of the $400 million flexible funding grant through a formula rather than a competition, which means many districts will just get a small slice.