We broke down the draft California and New York plans under the Every Student Succeeds Act using the same categories we've used for states that have formally submitted theirs.
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May 10, 2017
April 26, 2017
A large number of states this year seek to upend their funding formulas because of budget shortfalls, rising Medicaid costs, and new flexibility under ESSA.
April 12, 2017
A task force appointed by Gov. Robert Bentley, a Republican, had led the creation of that state's ESSA plan, but its website has now been taken down.
March 23, 2017
NASBE is tracking all 50 states' state board meeting minutes to determine how state leaders are voting on state ESSA plans.
March 20, 2017
The Education Secretary told state board members that "common sense doesn't win out in Washington" and that the Education Department "has created roadblocks for states in the past."
March 09, 2017
Some state boards of education lost authority in the wake of controversy over the Common Core Standards, but many say ESSA gives them opportunities to flex their muscles.
February 21, 2017
The first ESSA deadline arrives April 3 and local superintendents in some states are making a big push to delay their state board from voting on the plan.
February 07, 2017
State education departments are required under the Every Student Succeeds Act to conduct "meaningful consultation" with their state legislatures and governors, and that's just begun in many states.
November 16, 2016
State legislators and school board members from around the country focused more on what they're doing to prepare for ESSA than on changes under a new presidential administration.
November 11, 2016
A new report from the Center on Reinventing Public Education offers the first comprehensive assessment on state turnarounds before the full implementation of President Barack Obama's Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).