California

State Plan Submissions and Drafts

Since April 3, a number of states have submitted their ESSA implementation plans to the U.S. Dept. of Education. Here’s a compiled list of the state plan submissions and the most recent draft versions states have released so far. Approved Plans Arizona: Final Plan Approved (9/6/17) Connecticut:...

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CA Adopts State’s ESSA Plan

The California State Board of Education adopted the state’s ESSA compliance plan “with, as expected, few changes to the draft published last month.” After a year-and-a-half of work, “most board members said they were satisfied that the document meshes with and advances the state’s larger...

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CA Dept. of Ed Releases Final Forum Dates for Public Feedback

The California Dept. of Education released the final June forum dates for public feedback on the state’s ESSA plan. Barbara Murchison, who has “collected the ESSA input from throughout the state for the last month,” encouraged leaders to attend meetings because, “We are glad to...

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CA Open Public Comment Period for State’s ESSA Plan

Comment period opens for California’s education accountability plan. Two meetings will be held this week in Los Angeles, and two more will be held in online webinars open for everyone to have a say on California’s Every Student Succeeds Act State Plan. The public comment period ends...

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CA Dept. of Ed Seeks Public Comment

The California State Board of Education opened its public comment portal for feedback related to the state’s ESSA plan. The comment period will open be open from May 22 to June 30, 2017. The California Dept. of Education will also is also partner with various...

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Rev. Sam Casey Asks Californians’ Help on ESSA Plan

 Rev. Sam Casey, founder and executive director for Congregations Organized for Prophetic Engagement (COPE), asked Californians to help shape the state’s ESSA implementation plan. Casey called for stakeholders to provide feedback to “best serve students in our community” as well as to help “community members become informed activists...

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CA Education Advocates Say New ESSA Plan Must Work for All Students

Rev. Samuel Casey, executive director of Congregations United in Prophetic Engagement, wrote an opinion piece on the importance of stakeholders providing feedback to the state’s ESSA plan. Casey stated that California’s new plan must “work for all of our students.” He also encouraged everyone to...

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