Newly elected governors and state chiefs may seek big changes to their states' plan to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act.
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October 24, 2018
October 21, 2018
At least eight states are considering school climate or discipline in rating their schools under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
October 18, 2018
Four states have raised their hands for the second round of the Every Student Succeeds Act's Innovative Assessment pilot: Georgia, Hawaii, Kansas, and South Carolina.
October 15, 2018
Science tests don't have to be used for accountability purposes. But at least 19 states are choosing to make them part of their school rating systems anyway.
October 07, 2018
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.
October 04, 2018
Georgia wants to allow districts to use a series of "formative assessments" instead of one big test at the end of the year.
October 02, 2018
The Every Student Succeeds Act allows up to seven states to try out new kinds of tests in a handful of districts before taking them statewide.
September 30, 2018
Professional development is a big priority for ESSA's block grant, according to an Education Week Research Center survey of more than 500 district leaders.
September 26, 2018
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has finally OK'd Florida's plan to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act. That means that single state, plus Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, has gotten the go-ahead for its plan.
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.