Dept. of Education Outlines How New ESSA Regulations Shift Accountability to States

Dept. of Education Outlines How New ESSA Regulations Shift Accountability to States

May 27, 2016

Education World covered the release of a summary document from the Dept. of Education outlining how new ESSA regulations will shift accountability to the states. The article also notes that starting May 31, the Dept. of Education will open their 60 day public comment period on their draft regulations. Read more here.

According to the piece, states will now be accountable for:
• Tracking the performance of public and charter schools
• Track data that allows for comparison of student subgroups
• Promote increased academic performance and graduation rates