April 30, 2015
October 17, 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. Approved Plans Arizona: Final Plan Approved (9/6/17) Connecticut:...
September 24, 2017
Scott Sargrad, managing director of the K-12 Education Policy team at the Center for American Progress, writes about his participation in Bellwether and the Collaborative’s independent peer review, and offered guidance for New Hampshire’s education leaders as they finalize their ESSA accountability plans. Sargrad says the states “have...
June 20, 2017
The New Hampshire Dept. of Education is accepting comments on the state’s proposed ESSA plan. According to Heather Gage, director of educational improvement at the state Dept. of Education, over 400 comments have already been submitted.
October 7, 2016
The U.S. Dept. of Education has approved a one-year extension on a waiver from ESSA testing regulations, allowing the state of New Hampshire to pilot competency-based assessments.
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.