NY State Ed Commisioner Elia Responds to Dept. of Ed’s Proposed Accountability Rules Under ESSA

NY State Ed Commisioner Elia Responds to Dept. of Ed’s Proposed Accountability Rules Under ESSA

August 1, 2016

New York State Education Commissioner Mary Ellen Elia submitted comments responding to the Dept. of Education’s proposed accountability rules under ESSA. Elia agreed that the rules “adhere to the intent of Congress,” the New York Dept. of Education “found several instances where the draft rulemaking imposes conditions on states that are overly prescriptive, onerous or, in a few instances, unworkable.”