April 30, 2015

State Plan Submissions and Drafts

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) Colorado: Submitted...

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NV Teacher of the Year Emphasizes Importance of Community Input on ESSA Implementation

January 27, 2017

2016 Nevada Teacher of the Year John Tierney published an opinion piece on the importance of community input on the state’s ESSA implementation plan. Tierney called for Nevadans to go “all-in for the future of public education,” and to join him in his efforts to...

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Releases State ESSA Primers

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.

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NV Considers New Indicators to Measure Career Readiness

April 5, 2016

Nevada Superintendent Steve Canavero indicated at the CCSSO annual legislative conference that the state is considering using industry recognized credentials or certificates as an indicator to measure career readiness into their accountability systems. Read more here.

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