State Plans Minimizing Performance of Vulnerable Students?

State Plans Minimizing Performance of Vulnerable Students?

September 24, 2018

Education Week’s Alyson Klein reports on an analysis released by the Alliance for Excellent Education, that found many state ESSA plans “don’t do a great job of incorporating the performance of vulnerable subgroups of students, such as racial minorities, English-learners, and those with disabilities.” Additionally, many states are “skirting” ESSA’s provisions to identify struggling schools, as well as schools where subgroups are performing poorly.