Summary of State ESSA Tours and Comment Periods Underway

Summary of State ESSA Tours and Comment Periods Underway

June 17, 2017

It’s important for states to solicit public comments and feedback on their education plans. Below is a list of states’ comment periods that are underway and upcoming tours.

CALIFORNIA

 

Public comments will be welcomed at the following events:

Saturday, June 17, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Bobby Duke Middle School
85-358 Bagdad Street
Coachella, CA 92236

Wednesday, June 21, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Webinar
To be part of the webinar, email ESSA@cde.ca.gov.

Saturday, June 24, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Webinar
To be part of the webinar, email ESSA@cde.ca.gov.

June 28, 2016, 1–4 p.m.
Los Angeles County Office of Education
9300 Imperial Hwy – EC 281
Downey, CA 90242

 

GEORGIA

 

GA’s DOE is taking public comment – click to share views with the agency.

 

IDAHO

 

Idaho has released it’s ESSA plan draft and is accepting public comments through July 30. 

 

INDIANA

 

The Indiana Dept. of Education is accepting public feedback on the state’s draft ESSA plan.  The comment period will end July 20.

IOWA

 

Public comments will be welcomed at a July 25 meeting of the ESSA Advisory Committee.

July 25 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Room B100 of the Grimes State Office Building
400 E 14th St, Des Moines, IA 50319

 

MINNESOTA

 

MDE will also host regional meetings in early-to-mid-August and during the 2017-18 academic year.

 

MISSISSIPPI

 

The Mississippi Dept. of Education is currently accepting public comment on the state’s ESSA plan.

 

 

MISSOURI

 

The comment period  on the state’s ESSA plan is open until July 15.

MONTANA

 

The Montana Office of Public Instruction released the state’s draft ESSA plan and is accepting public comments through August.

 

OKLAHOMA

 

The state has released a new draft of their ESSA plan. The public comment period will remain open until July 30.

 

RHODE ISLAND

 

June 1 until June 30 – the state will accept public comment on the proposed plan.

 

 

SOUTH DAKOTA

 

Members of the public are invited to offer comment on the proposed plan. Deadline to comment is June 30, 5 p.m.

 

TEXAS

 

 Texas has announced the public comment period for the state’s ESSA plan will begin July 31. Public feedback will be accepted until August 29.

WEST VIRGINIA

 

West Virginia Dept. of Education launched an online survey to gather input on the state’s ESSA plan.

The department is also holding public meetings on its proposed Every Student Succeeds Act plan.

The next public meetings will take place on July 17 in Glen Dale and July 20 in Fairmont.

WISCONSIN

 

The last of 6 listening sessions will be held:

June 27 from 1 to 3 p.m. (register)
Lussier Community Education Center
55 S Gammon Rd
Madison

The comment period ends June 30.

 

 

Did we miss tours and comment periods scheduled in your state? Contact us to let us know!