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Arizona Teachers Express Concern Over New ESSA Requirements

Some Arizona teachers expressed concern over new ESSA requirements that they believe may not lead to “equitable changes in how school districts’ allocate resources to help students succeed.” According to AZ Ed News, teachers are worried about Title I funding rules, eliminating inequalities, and closing the achievement gap.

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RAND Report Shares How States Can Use ESSA to Bolster Principals

The Rand Corporation released a report on school leadership interventions under ESSA. The report highlighted various programs’ “success in improving student or other outcomes” and “the level of evidence they meet.” The piece also showcased how schools can utilize Title I and Title II funds...

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Online Tool Helps States Use Title I for Direct Student Services

Chiefs for Change debuted online tools to help states use Title I funding under ESSA for Direct Student Services (DSS). The tools seek to help states interested in “targeting funding for innovative approaches.” Chiefs for Change also released a model application, policy paper, and a...

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CAP and ERS Report Details How to Improve Low-Performing Schools

The Center for American Progress (CAP) and Education Resource Strategies (ERS) released a report detailing how states can improve low-performing schools under ESSA. The authors highlight turnaround efforts as a high priority because ESSA “gives states greater autonomy” to allocate Title I dollars to these new...

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Ed Week Outlines Dept. of Education’s Proposed Funding Rules

Education Week outlines the details of the Dept. of Education’s proposed funding rules. In addition to highlighting the stakeholders and leaders who have weighed in on the proposed rules, the piece notes there are several exceptions with regard to Title I funding, including clarifications for...

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