Foundation for Excellence in Education Releases ESSA Innovation Playbook

Foundation for Excellence in Education Releases ESSA Innovation Playbook

February 16, 2017

The Foundation for Excellence in Education released an ESSA Innovation Playbook designed to “help state policymakers navigate and identify provisions within ESSA” to “advance state priorities including school choice, digital learning, course access and competency-based education.” The playbook outlines six provisions to support local innovation to improve student outcomes:

  1. Direct Student Services
  2. Charter Schools Program Grant
  3. Education Innovation and Research Grant
  4. Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grant
  5. Innovation Assessment and Accountability Demonstration Authority
  6. Competitive Grants for School Improvement