Submitting State Plans Tag

Colorado Submits ESSA Plan to Dept. of Ed

Colorado submitted its ESSA plan to the Dept. of Education. Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper commented that the state “looks forward to continuing the conversation with key partners to create a more equitable system for every student in Colorado and ensure that every student is college...

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D.C.’s Education Leaders Put Aside Differences to Improve Schools

This article was originally published on RealClearEducation. Last week, Washington D.C. education officials voted 6-3 to approve the District’s plan to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act, the new federal legislation governing American education. For observers of political fights who are accustomed to seeing the...

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State Plan Submissions and Drafts

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...

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State Plan Submissions – So Far

  On April 3, states began to submit their ESSA implementation plans to the U.S. Dept. of Education. So far, here’s the coverage we’ve seen of those submissions: Connecticut: Dianna Wentzell, Commissioner of Education is looking forward to “the work ahead in ensuring all Connecticut...

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Monday’s the Big Day: State Plan Submissions

In the past year, many experts and organizations have shared guidance on how states should think about creating their state plans and what key provisions they should be sure to include. In advance of the April 3 state plan submissions to the U.S. Dept. of...

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Colorado’s ESSA Plan Gets High Marks

This article was originally published on RealClearEducation. Thanks to an inclusive and well-designed approach, Colorado is among a small group of states that will meet an April 3 deadline to submit plans to implement new federal education legislation. Participants and outside observers have praised the...

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