State officials feel that ranking schools oversimplifies school success and hope the U.S. Department of Education eventually will allow for their more nuanced approach.
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August 23, 2016
August 01, 2016
The state's school board members are at odds with each other over what California's next school accountability system should include and how it should be displayed to the public.
June 30, 2016
Hundreds of policymakers gathered at the Education Commission of the State's annual forum in Washington, where discussions included their plans under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
June 09, 2016
Asked about the recently released ESSA regulations, State Education Chiefs pointed out areas of concern and places where they see opportunity.
May 11, 2016
Top Democratic leaders sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Education Wednesday urging them to help states gather an appropriately diverse level of feedback.
April 27, 2016
The Every Student Succeeds Act will give states more flexibility to write their own education agenda.
April 19, 2016
Kentucky's superintendent wants to use a dashboard approach to tell parents how their schools perform in several areas, without the kind of numerical ranking Kentucky now uses.
April 04, 2016
U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. spoke to dozens of state superintendents as part of their annual legislative conference in Washington.