New America Foundation Education Expert Examines ESSA

New America Foundation Education Expert Examines ESSA

October 16, 2017

New America Foundation’s Conor P. Williams writes that, when it comes to ESSA, he can say “I told you so.” The law “combines a thin veneer of civil rights equity with excruciating complexity and uncertain accountability.” Williams argues that it “takes a relatively simple federal accountability system, removes the teeth, and layers on a bunch of vague responsibilities for states.”