ESSA Anniversary Event Highlights Challenges, Opportunities of Law

ESSA Anniversary Event Highlights Challenges, Opportunities of Law

December 10, 2019

To mark the four-year anniversary of ESSA becoming law, the Collaborative for Student Success and Education Week convened a summit in Washington, D.C., on December 10, with the law’s congressional co-authors, policymakers, education experts, and other stakeholders to review the marquee federal education law’s implementation and identify challenges and opportunities as ESSA is put into practice across the nation. “Four years to the day after the 2015 passage of the Every Student Succeeds Law, policymakers and advocates at an anniversary event here described the law as a work in progress that’s likely to continue in place, with one of the bill’s co-authors indicating there’s little enthusiasm in Congress for rewriting the nation’s laws governing K-12 education,” reported Mark Lieberman for Education Week.