April 30, 2015
April 5, 2017
Since April 3, a number of states have submitted their ESSA implementation plans to the U.S. Dept. of Education. Here’s a compiled list of the state plan submissions and the most recent draft versions states have released so far. Submitted Plans Arizona: Submitted Plan (1/09/17) Connecticut: Submitted...
December 6, 2016
The Board of Education will review the state’s ESSA plan at their monthly meeting on Tuesday. The department has also crafted a strategic plan for “assessing the state’s current public school system” and “identifying areas of need.” Both plans will be reviewed.
August 5, 2016
Hawaii Island Complex Area superintendents, State Superintendent of Education Kathryn Matayoshi, and several other education leaders from Oahu met to gather feedback on proposed updates to Hawaii’s current “joint strategic plan.” Officials are drafting an updated version to be presented to the State Board of...
May 16, 2016
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s primers include individual state by state accountability system fact sheets, which detail each state’s current accountability system, what could change under ESSA, and what to be asking state leaders. See details about your state here.
May 12, 2016
Gov. Ige announced a new task force in April “comprised of educators, lawmakers and other stakeholders [to] develop a plan for new national requirements aimed at changing how Hawaii schools measure success and bringing the state in line with” ESSA. This week, Ige was criticized...
April 14, 2016
Gov. David Ige announced the formation of the Governor’s Team on ESSA. They will work to develop a blueprint for Hawai‘i’s public schools that is consistent with ESSA. The Governor’s office also announced the scheduling of an Education Summit this summer to solicit input on...