State Superintendent Paolo DeMaria Shares Thoughts on ESSA

State Superintendent Paolo DeMaria Shares Thoughts on ESSA

July 30, 2016

The Plain Dealer reports that the Common Core is not necessarily part of the ESSA debate, though states are free to keep them, throw them out or create a mix of Common Core and local preferences. “I think there are elements of ESSA that matter,” said State Superintendent Paolo DeMaria. “It’s really fundamentally important and critical to what we do. And I want to get out there and open the lines of communication.”