Every Student Succeeds Act

One year in, teachers hand DeVos an ‘F’ grade

WASHINGTON — One year after U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was sworn in, teachers’ groups delivered “report cards” to her place of employment, grading the secretary on her performance protecting students’ civil rights, ensuring educational equity and providing funding for students of color and low-income students. [...]

VERMONT — ESSA Complaint Procedure

This procedure sets forth the process for resolving a complaint presented by any individual or organization that: (1) a school, school district, supervisory union, other agency authorized by the Local Educational Agency (LEA) or the State Education Agency (SEA), and/or (2) the State Education Agency violated the administration of education programs required by the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and re-authorized by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. [...]

VIDEO: The NNPA ESSA Public Awareness Campaign

The National Newspaper Publishers Association's ESSA Awareness Campaign is focused on informing and engaging parents, educators, elected officials and opinion leaders about efforts and policies aimed at closing achievement gaps for students of color and low-income students. [...]

Inside the ESSA Plans: What Are States Doing About Goals and Timelines?

EDUCATION WEEK — This week, Education Week is bringing its trademark analysis to the remaining state plans for fulfilling requirements of the Every Student Succeeds law. On Monday, we had a look at the states' proposed "school quality" indicators, €”the required but nonacademic portion of each state's plan to judge schools. Today, we're going to take a look at states' goals for raising student achievement and their timelines for doing so in the plans awaiting federal approval. [...]
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