Advocacy Group to Provide Advising on How to Comply with ESSA

Under ESSA’s “authorizing provisions,” school libraries are slated to receive an increase in federal support, according to Publishers Weekly. To receive the support, states will need to submit a state implementation plan to the Dept. of Education that is compliant with federal “education laws, administrative...

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International Literacy Association Conference To Cover ESSA

The International Literacy Association (ILA) announced that its 2016 Conference & Exhibits in Boston will include a special session on engaging with “the key stakeholders of ESSA.” Participants will learn about the new “flexible funding platform” and how Title I officials, district administrators and literacy...

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ESSA Presents Opportunities for Local Libraries

The American Libraries Association held a program highlighting ESSA’s new funding mechanisms and the opportunity it could present for local libraries. Specifically, libraries are focused on the Literacy Education for All, Results for the Nation (LEARN) Act within ESSA, which lists public and school libraries...

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