Stakeholder Engagement Tag

WV Stakeholders Discuss State’s ESSA Plan

Education stakeholders in West Virginia gathered on July 20 to discuss the state’s ESSA plan at a public forum in Fairmont. Several questions and discussions focused on “sociological particulars of life Appalachia.”

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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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SD Seeks Stakeholder Feedback

Stakeholders in South Dakota will have until June 30 to submit feedback on the state’s ESSA plan. According to the Argus Leader, school administrators in the Sioux Falls area “support the proposed plan,” and educators across the state have had the opportunity to be involved...

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WV Dept. of Ed Announces State’s ESSA Plan

The West Virginia Dept. of Education announced that the state’s ESSA plan will be available in July for public comment. According to Kristin Anderson, the department’s communications director, the state will host a series of public forums for stakeholders to provide feedback on the plan.

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Primas Calls for Parent and Community Involvement in ESSA Development

In a BlackPressUSA column, NNPA Program Manager Dr. Elizabeth Primas notes that the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) attempts “to fulfill the promise of a high-quality education for all of our children. ESSA advocates for qualified teachers, high standards, robust programs, and assessments, which inform...

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KY Education Stakeholders Comment on SB1

In the Bowling Green Daily News, education stakeholders commented that SB1 is a “first step toward better education.” According to leaders, the bill “implements the federal Every Student Succeeds Act in our state, and in so doing returns local decision-making authority to our state and...

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New Coalition Formed to Advocate for Oregon Students

In a blog post, Stand for Children Oregon discussed their state’s ESSA plan and the coalition they formed to advocate for Oregon students. The coalition, which also included Latino Network, Unite Oregon, Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon, Salem-Keizer Coalition for Equality, Children’s Institute and...

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WI State Legislature Briefed on ESSA Plan

Members of the Wisconsin State Legislature were briefed on the state’s ESSA plan. The Assembly subsequently passed a measure requiring the “education department to respond to any concerns education committee members raise to the plan.”

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