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April 30, 2015

State Plan Submissions and Drafts

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:...

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NC Board of Ed Takes Final Vote on Draft ESSA Plan

September 4, 2017

North Carolina’s Board of Education will take a final vote on its draft ESSA plan this week. The state’s Department of Public Instruction “plans to measure improvement in student scores, as it has in the past,” but “it may add a non-academic indicator like school...

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NC Discusses ESSA Plan at August Meeting

August 4, 2017

The North Carolina State Board of Education discussed the state’s ESSA plan at their August meeting. Lisa Godwin, the state Teacher of the Year adviser board member, argued that, “We have to get away from cookie-cutter assessments because our students are individuals,” and “until we...

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NC Dept. of Public Instruction Releases First Draft of State’s Application For Funds Under ESSA

September 30, 2016

The North Carolina Dept. of Public Instruction released the first “draft of the state’s application for funds authorized under ESSA.” Over the next two months, the Dept. will host a second round of regional public comment sessions, hold a second External Stakeholder Meeting, conduct the...

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NC Dept. of Public Instruction Schedules Second Round of Public Comment Sessions

September 21, 2016

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction has scheduled a second round of six public comment sessions to receive feedback on ESSA. The purpose of this second round of sessions is to provide opportunities for the public to make comments on the rough draft of...

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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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NC State Ed Officials Meet in Charlotte for Third Public Input Session

April 24, 2016

State education officials met in Charlotte on Tuesday for the third public input session on ESSA. Read more here.

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NC Dept. of Public Instruction’s Dr. Lou Fabrizio Highlights Series of Public Hearings on ESSA

April 5, 2016

At the State Board planning and work session, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction’s Dr. Lou Fabrizio presented on ESSA implementation in the state. He highlighted a series of six public hearings (4 in April and 2 in May) around the state on ESSA. North...

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