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) Colorado: Submitted...
October 6, 2016
U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Bob Menendez (D-NJ), with U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr., hosted a roundtable at Montclair State University. They discussed New Jersey’s implementation of ESSA with students, educators and community leaders.
September 16, 2016
Wendell Steinhauer, president of the 200,000-member New Jersey Education Association penned an opinion piece highlighting the opportunity that ESSA provides and emphasizing the importance of stakeholder engagement during the state’s four regional listening sessions later this fall.
September 2, 2016
The New Jersey Department of Education issued a press release requesting input from stakeholders on how the state should implement provisions of ESSA. The NJDOE will host four regional listening sessions in September.
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.
March 29, 2016
Peter Shulman, Deputy Commissioner Division of Talent and Performance at the state Department of Education issued a memo to public and non-public chief school administrators and charter school and renaissance school project leads outlining several goals for the state’s implementation of ESSA. They mention that...