Real Clear Ed Examines IN and WV Efforts in Drafting ESSA Plan

Real Clear Ed Examines IN and WV Efforts in Drafting ESSA Plan

April 27, 2017

Real Clear Education examined why Indiana and West Virginia are lagging in drafting their ESSA implementation plans. The article found that states which “have adopted and implemented higher academic standards have been able to overcome political divides and develop the relational infrastructure necessary to make the ESSA process work smoothly. On the other hand, states that suffer from political turnover and don’t have that experience are struggling.”