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North Carolina Releases Interim Progress Report

Last week, the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction released data “on the interim progress that North Carolina schools are making to reach long-term, 10-year goals, a new reporting requirement under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act.” For this, the second year of interim goals,...

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North Carolina Getting it Right on Personalized Learning?

Henry Kronk writes in eLearningInside News in the context U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ recent approval of North Carolina’s ESSA plan that, as part of its, plan, the state has joined many others “by encouraging educators to test personalized and adaptive learning in the...

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District Leveraging ESSA to Fight “Summer Slide”

Kate Stringer reports in The 74 that this summer, North Carolina’s Guilford County School District “is making a large investment to combat summer slide—the loss of academic gains that can occur over idle summer months.” More than “20,000 students in the 49 Title I elementary schools will...

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Seven More States Need Specifics

The Dept. of Education sent letters to Alabama, Alaska, Kansas, Montana, North Carolina, South Dakota, and Wyoming enumerating federal feedback on their ESSA plans.

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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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