Reporting Requirements Tag

Candidates Pointing to New State Report Cards

State education departments are “rolling out their newest rankings of schools under the federally mandated ESSA plans and, with all the new indicators, there are inevitably lots of changes to districts’ academic performance,” just in time for the midterm elections, Daarel Burnette II writes in Education Week. Already...

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Dept. of Education Releases Final Accountability Regulations

The Dept. of Education released its final regulations on school accountability. The rule allocated more time for schools to implement their plans and determine which low-performing schools need extra support. The regulations suggest giving states until the 2018-19 school year to identify “low-performing schools,” and...

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Sen. Alexander Comments on ESSA Implementation

During an in interview with a Tennessee radio station, Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) commented that President-elect Trump will “ensure ESSA is implemented as written.” Alexander also tweeted that the current “administration’s rules/regulations on the law would be overturned.”

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ID State Board Pushes Back Against Summative Rating Requirement

A State Board of Education subcommittee reported that they will “push back against a potential federal education reporting requirement” under ESSA. The proposal which would require states to assign a comprehensive, summative rating for each school does not “sit well” with the board’s Accountability and...

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Language on Assessments Agreed To and Circulated

Final details on the language agreed to by the negotiated rulemaking committee was circulated. Read more here. The language includes: Required testing in grades 3-8, and in high school. Subjects include math, science, and reading, plus state-level approved standards. Reporting requirements that categorizes students by...

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