Secretary King’s Memo Examines Last 8 Years on Education and ESSA

Secretary King’s Memo Examines Last 8 Years on Education and ESSA

January 5, 2017

Secretary King issued an exit memo about the Department’s efforts over the last eight years on education and ESSA. King wrote that ESSA was a “bipartisan achievement” and the successful implementation of the act is “critical to the advancement of the nation’s educational progress.” King also praised the law for “reinforcing civil rights protections.”