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New Jersey

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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NJ Dept. of Ed Releases First Draft ESSA Plan

February 15, 2017

The New Jersey Dept. of Education released its first draft ESSA implementation plan. The plan is available for public comment and consideration until March 20, 2017.

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NJ Sen. Cory Booker and Sen. Bob Menendez Host Roundtable to Discuss ESSA

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.

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President of NJ Education Association Highlights Opportunities ESSA Provides

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.

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NJ Dept. of Ed Issues Press Release Requesting Input From Stakeholders

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.

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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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New Jersey Dept. of Ed to Have Their Final State Plan by the “Winter of 2016-17

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...

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