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WV Proposes Changes to Public School’s Attendance Rates

Under ESSA, the West Virginia Dept. of Education proposed “making out-of-school suspensions, other than those resulting from the highest level of student offenses, count against public schools’ attendance rates.” Commentary on the proposed change will be accepted until August 30.

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IA Dept. of Ed Seeks Public Input on ESSA Plan

The Iowa Dept. of Education is seeking public input on the state’s draft ESSA plan. Ryan Wise, director of the department, said “the plan is a step toward implementing ESSA that input is needed so we land on a final plan that is right for...

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WI Dept. of Ed to Host Final Public Session

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction will host the final public session on the state’s ESSA plan. Discussions will focus “around four main points of the plan: school accountability, educator development, school improvement and student supports.”

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NH Dept. of Ed Accepting Comments on ESSA Plan

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.

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Summary of State ESSA Tours and Comment Periods Underway

It’s important for states to solicit public comments and feedback on their education plans. Below is a list of states’ comment periods that are underway and upcoming tours. CALIFORNIA   Public comments will be welcomed at the following events: Saturday, June 17, 9 a.m. to...

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