GA Submits ESSA Plan to U.S. Dept. of Ed

GA Submits ESSA Plan to U.S. Dept. of Ed

September 15, 2017

On Monday, Georgia submitted its ESSA plan to the Dept. of Education, whose proponents say “increases the flexibility and incentives for school districts to give the state’s nearly 1.8 million public school students what they need.” However, “some critics say it swings too far from tough oversight and allows schools to get high scores on the state report card even as groups of students fail.”