IL State Board Releases Draft ESSA Plan
September 7, 2016
The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) released the first draft of its ESSA state plan. In a letter, State Superintendent Tony Smith noted that this plan is not final. In fact, throughout the document, ISBE has highlighted areas where it requires feedback. In order to cultivate feedback on the draft, ISBE has scheduled second round of listening tours for September and October.