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Pilots for Puerto Rico

The US Department of Education announced “Puerto Rico as the first state to pilot a new student-centered funding system under ESSA.” Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos stated, “Puerto Rico’s use of a student-centered funding system will help to ensure those with the greatest need receive...

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Georgia, Utah, and Puerto Rico Plans Sent Back

Sec. DeVos issued additional feedback for three state ESSA plans. Alyson Klein notes that it is “unclear” if states need to revise plans based on feedback, and that some states in the spring “got the federal seal of approval even if they didn’t change things the...

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