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Senate Votes to Overturn School Accountability Rule Under Every Student Succeeds Act

Yesterday, POLITICO’s Caitlin Emma and Michael Stratford reported that the United States Senate voted 50-49 to overturn a rule created by the Obama administration under the 2015 Every Student Succeeds Act regarding school accountability for student progress. The resolution has already passed the House, and will now advance to the […continue]

U.S. Department of Education Releases Final ESSA Accountability Rules

On Monday, EdSource’s John Fensterwald reported that the U.S. Department of Education released final regulations for the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) that backed away from earlier drafts that instructed states to create school accountability systems with a single summative rating for each school — among other rules meant to […continue]

Will California Ensure Teacher Equity Under ESSA?

On Wednesday, SI&A Cabinet Report’s Tom Chorneau reported that the California Department of Education released portions of its draft State Plan under the new federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) in advance of next week’s California State Board of Education meeting. Among the components made public are details for Title […continue]