Events and Webinars

Kentucky Announces New Round of Public Forums

Kentucky State Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt announced a series of forums for the public to comment on the state’s accountability system under ESSA. According to Pruitt, the comments gained at the meetings “ensure opportunity and access to a quality education for all.”

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November 17

The National Education Association will host its second webinar on ESSA implementation, with a focus on Oregon. To register for the event, click here.

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iNACOL Webinar on Nov 9 To Cover Personalized Learning Under ESSA

The International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) will host a webinar on November 9 from 2:00pm to 3:00 pm EST regarding opportunities for personalized learning under ESSA. The organization will also discuss an upcoming report on recommendations for lawmakers to support the “transformation of...

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WY Dept. of Education Begins Statewide Listening Tour

The Wyoming Dept. of Education is beginning its statewide listening tour and published an online survey to continue stakeholder engagement on the implementation of ESSA in Wyoming. “This really is an effort to continue the stakeholder engagement we began this summer with the virtual town...

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NEA Webinar Profiles Educator-Led Approaches to ESSA Implementation

The National Education Association hosted a webinar with the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development on ESSA implementation. NEA President Lily Eskelsen Garcia argued that educators not only “have the opportunity” to make changes under ESSA, but they also “have the responsibility” to work together...

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Local Superintendent Discusses ESSA Implications

Topeka Superintendent Tiffany Anderson discussed the implications of ESSA during a webinar sponsored by the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Schott Foundation for Public Education. She argued that, “it’s now about preparing kids for college and not just taking a test. We’re about serving the whole kid. ESSA...

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