Submitting State Plans Tag

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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HI Board of Ed. Approves Draft ESSA Plan

The Hawaii Board of Education unanimously approved the state’s draft ESSA plan. Superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi stated, “We appreciate the many meetings and valuable input that led up to today’s Board action.” She continued, “This decision is one step forward in greatly helping our administrators who...

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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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MI Submits ESSA Plan to Dept. of Ed

Michigan submitted its ESSA plan to the Dept. of Education. In his letter, Gov. Rick Snyder criticized the plan’s inclusion of an n-size of 30, noting that it would “leave out many students who deserve transparency and accountability just as much as every other student.”...

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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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