ESSA Theory vs. Practice

ESSA Theory vs. Practice

January 17, 2018

Vesia Wilson-Hawkins—a former student, parent, and staffer in Nashville, Tennessee schools—writes in The 74 about the need to engage parents and close the “parent gap” under ESSA. This piece is part of a series on parent engagement and ESSA, which is “examining from parents’ perspectives how districts and schools can best use new funding to make parents partners in improving education in their communities, and how to measure whether those efforts are working.”