Every Student Succeeds Act
Education news, analysis, and opinion about the Every Student Succeeds Act.
- Every Student Succeeds Act If States Are Missing Their Own ESSA Goals, What Comes Next?Could one state's struggles to meet its academic goals under the Every Student Succeeds Act signal trouble in other places in the years ahead?Every Student Succeeds Act What States Can Learn From a Rejected California Push to Streamline TestingThere's a lot to unpack in a recently rejected proposal to allow the use of ACT or SAT tests for California 11th graders, with lessons for policy makers in other states.Every Student Succeeds Act DeVos Education Department Criticizes States Again for Their ESSA Approach"We're all going to be really disappointed at the first crack at this," Assistant Secretary of Education Jim Blew said about ESSA's required per-student spending reports for each school.Every Student Succeeds Act Money Jitters Are Never Far Below the Surface for School LeadersTalk to school and district leaders and you’ll hear worries about the next recession, spending restrictions, and a public that knows little about worries that lawmakers and elected officials who know little about their funding needs.Every Student Succeeds Act States Gird for Spending Reviews of Worst-Performing DistrictsA new mandate under the Every Student Succeeds Act requires a top-to-bottom look at how such districts deploy their money, staff, and the time used to support improvement.Every Student Succeeds Act Districts Face Hurdles Finding Evidence-Based Improvement Strategies Under ESSAThe Every Student Succeeds Act requires that districts use evidence-based strategies to improve struggling schools. Administrators report challenges in meeting that requirement.Every Student Succeeds Act Congress' Research Arm Explores Why ESSA's Spending Pilot Has Been SnubbedThe pilot was designed to let districts combine funding streams and direct more money to at-risk students. A new report explores why there's been little interest.Every Student Succeeds Act States Have a Chance to Align Career-Technical Education Plans With ESSAA new report from several education groups says states should use career-technical education programs as school improvement tools, among other recommendations.Every Student Succeeds Act ESSA Puts Pressure on Schools to Reduce Student Absences. Here's How They Might Do ItA new report from FutureEd assesses the research behind interventions designed to tackle chronic absenteeism.Every Student Succeeds Act Betsy DeVos Approves Testing Flexibility Under ESSA for Two More StatesGeorgia and North Carolina join Louisiana and New Hampshire as states to receive this flexibility designed to let them try out new ways to assess students' understanding under the Every Student Succeeds Act.Every Student Succeeds Act How the Trump Administration Is Falling Short on ESSAJust who's responsible for ESSA anymore? Megan Duff and Priscilla Wohlstetter share three takeaways from researching the law's implementation.Every Student Succeeds Act Most Students of Color Have White Teachers. Here's Pete Buttigieg's Plan to Change ThatDemocratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg wants to increase transparency about teacher hiring practices to boost diversity in the field. Would his plan work?Every Student Succeeds Act Schools' Top Priority for Flexible ESSA Grants Is Safer, Healthier StudentsNearly two-thirds of superintendents said using the grants to help students' welfare was "extremely important," far outpacing the share who said the same about education technology.