New Jersey

State Plan Submissions and Drafts

Approved State Plans Arizona: Final Plan Approved (9/6/17) Arkansas: Final Plan Approved (1/16/18) Connecticut: Final Plan Approved (8/15/17) Delaware: Final Plan Approved (8/2/17) District of Columbia: Final Plan Approved (8/28/17) Georgia: Final Plan Approved (1/19/18) Hawaii: Final Plan Approved (1/19/18) Illinois: Final Plan Approved (8/28/17) Indiana: Final...

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Lexington Institute Scholars Examines NJ’s ESSA Plan

Lexington Institute scholars Doug Mesecar and Don Soifer write that turning New Jersey’s ESSA plan into “improved student outcomes,” as well as “narrowing gaps in student achievement,” depends on the state “effectively getting schools the support necessary to accomplish this crucial work, and also monitoring...

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New Jersey Requests a Waiver

New Jersey is seeking a waiver from the Dept. of Education on the ESSA requirement for testing middle school students. The state would like “to test its middle school students in the mathematics course in which they are enrolled, rather than with the state tests...

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