April 30, 2015
May 22, 2017
Real Clear Education examined New Mexico’s efforts to develop their ESSA plan, looking at the fight between New Mexico Education Secretary Hanna Skandera and the hyper-partisan teachers’ unions, and the ongoing struggle over how to best implement ESSA. The article highlighted the state’s education improvements, including...
April 17, 2017
The Albuquerque Journal editorial board wrote in support of the state’s ESSA implementation plan. The board commented that the plan “capitalizes on the state’s nascent positive momentum” and “fuels it with input from some of the people who have already made our K-12 public education...
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 31, 2016
In addition to its ongoing series of community forums seeking feedback on New Mexico’s state implementation plan, the Public Education Dept. has also set up four working groups. These working groups are made up of experts from around the state to help navigate the technical...
September 16, 2016
The New Mexico Public Education Department will co-host regional community meetings this fall to solicit input from the community on the development of New Mexico’s state plan. The meeting dates are listed here.
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.