Plans from 16 States and DC Accepted by U.S. Dept. of Education

Plans from 16 States and DC Accepted by U.S. Dept. of Education

May 12, 2017

The Dept. of Education announced that 16 states and the District of Columbia have submitted ESSA plans that “federal officials deem complete.” Secretary DeVos noted that she is “committed to returning decision-making power back to states and setting the Department up to serve the support and monitoring roles intended by Congress.” She also commended “officials from these states for their efforts to ensure their plans were ready for the peer-review process, and for their continued work to improve education for all students.”