How ESSA’s Spending Rules Compare to Dept. of Education’s Guidance to States

How ESSA’s Spending Rules Compare to Dept. of Education’s Guidance to States

August 24, 2016

An in-depth article in Education Week delves into how ESSA’s spending rules compare with the Dept. of Education’s “guidance distributed to states in July 2015 about how federal money should be used as a supplement for school budgets.” The guidance functions as a “window into the department’s thinking on the subject” and “highlights the big debate” of how federal dollars can be “used as leverage.”