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. 

 

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

 

Mississippi is holding public comment forums on the following days. 

June 26 at 6PM
Woodall Advanced Technology Center
906 Sullivan Dr.
Hattiesburg

June 27 at 6PM
MDE Auditorium – 2nd floor
Central High School Building
359 N. West St.
Jackson

June 29 at 6PM
Oxford Conference Center
102 Ed Perry Boulevard
Oxford

The Board will accept public comments through July 16

 

MISSOURI

 

The comment period is open until July 15.

 

MONTANA

 

The OPI will have Montana’s state ESSA plan drafted by July 12 for review by the public.

 

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.

 

WEST VIRGINIA

 

The department has announced public meetings on its proposed Every Student Succeeds Act plan.

June 19 at 5:30PM
Lewis County High School
205 Minuteman Drive
Weston

June 28 at 5:30PM
Riverside High School
1 Warrior Way,
Belle

July 10 at 5:30PM
Spring Mills High School
499 Campus Drive,
Martinsburg

 

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.

 

This list was last updated on June 17, 2017

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