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OHIO: Every Student Succeeds Act: Overview of Ohio’s Draft State Plan

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requires states to develop plans that address standards, assessments, school and district accountability, and special help for struggling schools. After a year of hard work and outreach which engaged more than 15,000 Ohioans, the Ohio Department of Education has released the draft overview and complete technical draft submission of Ohio’s Every Student Succeeds Act state plan, available to view here: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Ever…. […]

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VIDEO: Take Charge on ESSA!

For 14 long years, students and educators have lived under the deeply flawed No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act. The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) returns decision making for our nation’s education back where it belongs – in the hands of local educators, parents, and communities – but only if we all work together to make sure this new law becomes the game changer it promised to be. […]

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VIDEO: The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and English Language Learners (ELLs)

NCLB is being replaced by ESSA as the latest reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Dr. Wayne E. Wright, Purdue University professor and author of Foundations for Teaching English Language Learners (2015, Caslon Publishing), addresses how this the new federal education policy is different, and discusses the implications for English Language Learners. […]

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OHIO: ESSA – Incorporating non-academic factors into Ohio’s accountability systems

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requires states to look at more than test scores and graduation rates when evaluating school or district success. Under this new law, Ohio must incorporate non-academic factors into our accountability systems. Learn more in this webinar recording about non-academic measures as we work to expand the ways in which we recognize school and district quality. […]

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VIDEO: ESSA and Homeless Children — McKinney Vento in the Every Student Succeeds Act, An Introduction for Virginia’s Liaisons

On December 10, 2015, the President signed into law the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA), which reauthorizes the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). Under the previous version of ESEA (the No Child Left Behind Act), the education of homeless children and youth was included in Title X, Part C. Under ESSA, homeless education is included in Title IX, Part A. The McKinney-Vento portion of ESSA takes effect on October 1, 2016. […]