Rep. Pallone Discusses ESSA Flexibility

Rep. Pallone Discusses ESSA Flexibility

September 24, 2016

During an education summit hosted by the Asbury Park Press, Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) discussed the flexibility that ESSA gives to states “to address local priorities while scaling back the emphasis on test-taking.” Pallone was concerned that NCLB was too focused on test scores rather than learning, and said ESSA would put an end to “the failures of NCLB.”

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