Wisconsin

Partnerships Key to ESSA Success in Milwaukee

Partnerships with national service programs such as AmeriCorps are at the heart of success for Milwaukee Public Schools,” reports Dian Schaffhauser in T.H.E. Journal. As “a recent webinar hosted by the Alliance for Excellent Education laid out, such collaborations can help districts implement plans for...

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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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WI Submits its ESSA Plan to U.S. Dept. of Ed

Wisconsin submitted its ESSA plan to the U.S. Dept. of Education “over objections from Gov. Scott Walker and conservative groups that it didn’t do enough to embrace innovative ideas, such as expanding taxpayer-funded private school choice programs.”

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WI Dept. of Ed to Host Final Public Session

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will host the final public session on the state’s ESSA plan. Discussions will focus “around four main points of the plan: school accountability, educator development, school improvement and student supports.”

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WI Dept. of Public Instruction Hosts Public Forums on ESSA

The Wisconsin Dept. of Public Instruction will host six public forums to discuss the state’s ESSA plan. The events will feature “short presentations to provide information about the plan followed by guided discussions around four key areas: school accountability, educator development, school improvement, and student...

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WI State Legislature Briefed on ESSA Plan

Members of the Wisconsin State Legislature were briefed on the state’s ESSA plan. The Assembly subsequently passed a measure requiring the “education department to respond to any concerns education committee members raise to the plan.”

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