Education Advocates Weigh in on ESSA and Closing Gaps in Achievement

Education Advocates Weigh in on ESSA and Closing Gaps in Achievement

April 24, 2017

Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., president and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association, authored an opinion piece on closing the achievement gap under ESSA. Chavis believes, “raising awareness about ESSA among all parents, especially Black parents is vital.” He calls for parents to “increase their input on these plans in each state.”