The Every Student Succeeds Act: What educators need to know
Check out our 5 must-read stories on the nation's new top K-12 law
The latest reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), is now in the process of being implemented nationwide. Loosening many of the federal mandates and oversight heralded by its predecessor, No Child Left Behind, the law, which saw bipartisan approval, aims to give states more decision-making power in areas like testing and accountability. But what does that really mean?
To provide more insight on the law, we've gathered a wide range of perspectives from leaders and teachers nationwide in this latest entry in our spotlight series.
The latest reauthorization of the nation's K-12 public ed law seeks to return much of the decision-making power back to states, but what does that mean? Read More >>
"I'm just going to wait for my superintendent to tell me what to do" is a recurring theme as the new school year looms. Read More >>
The law requires schools and districts for the first time to "track and improve outcomes" for these students. Read More >>
The law aims to offer states more flexibility, and service providers, administrators and advocates are determining how to approach tech accordingly. Read More >>
States and districts are working to develop implementation plans for the next era of K-12 education. Read More >>
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