Understanding ESSA’s Tiers of Evidence

Understanding ESSA’s Tiers of Evidence

August 20, 2019

Even though Congress passed ESSA four years ago, one part of the law is still challenging for schools is evidence-based interventions and materials tiers, writes Stacey Pusey. But an Ohio Department of Education initiative could help serve as a guide. In this piece, Eben Dowell, a senior research analyst in the department’s Office of Research, Evaluation and Advanced Analytics, “explains the department’s five-step approach to getting their educators embrace the evidence-based mindset.”