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Granite State Leads Pack on Testing Approach

“For those wondering what a new testing opportunity created by the Every Student Succeeds Act might look like,” writes Politico’s Caitlin Emma, “consider the Granite State.” New Hampshire plans to apply for the program, which allows “up to seven states to experiment with new tests...

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State Plan Submissions and Drafts

Approved State Plans Alabama: Final Plan Approved (5/7/18) Alaska: Final Plan Approved (5/16/18) Arizona: Final Plan Approved (9/6/17) Arkansas: Final Plan Approved (1/16/18) Colorado: Final Plan Approved (5/7/18) Connecticut: Final Plan Approved (8/15/17) Delaware: Final Plan Approved (8/2/17) District of Columbia: Final Plan Approved (8/28/17) Georgia:...

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CAP Ed Expert Discusses Role as Independent Peer Reviewer

Scott Sargrad, managing director of the K-12 Education Policy team at the Center for American Progress, writes about his participation in Bellwether and the Collaborative’s independent peer review, and offered guidance for New Hampshire’s education leaders as they finalize their ESSA accountability plans. Sargrad says the states “have...

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NH Dept. of Ed Accepting Comments on ESSA Plan

The New Hampshire Dept. of Education is accepting comments on the state’s proposed ESSA plan. According to Heather Gage, director of educational improvement at the state Dept. of Education, over 400 comments have already been submitted.

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