When Equity Is Optional: ESSA’s Fifth Anniversary and Early Lessons from Implementation Webinar/EventNovember 09, 2020
Statement from Deborah Delisle, President and CEO of the Alliance for Excellent Education, on the New Federal Civil Rights Data Collection Press ReleaseOctober 19, 2020
Statement from Deborah Delisle, President and CEO of the Alliance for Excellent Education, on McConnell’s COVID-19 Relief Bill Press ReleaseSeptember 10, 2020
Statement from the Alliance for Excellent Education on the Importance of Student Assessment Press ReleaseSeptember 04, 2020
On February 11, 202 The National Urban League and the Alliance for Excellent Education held a Webinar on Implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act. This webinar continued the discussion on how ESSA implementation is working – and not working – for historically underserved students. The National Urban League and the Alliance for Excellent Education hosted this webinar to discuss progress on school improvement.
This webinar discussed how states, districts, external partners and vendors, researchers, and education advocates have responded to ESSA’s evidence requirements and the systems, capacity, supports, and other resources districts need to find, develop, and implement evidence-based approaches.
Recent school changes in Louisiana win praise, but top classrooms still have sharp racial split In the NewsJanuary 22, 2020
Louisiana is doing a better job than most states in letting parents know how public schools are performing in the wake of a federal law that sparked major changes, a national review released Wednesday says.
Turning Four This Month, the Every Student Succeeds Act Is Hailed as a Victory for State Control of Education Policy. And, Critics Say, That’s Part of the Problem In the NewsDecember 09, 2019
When the Every Student Succeeds Act became law four years ago, it was hailed as a bipartisan example of reasoned policymaking, successfully threading the needle between protecting students’ civil rights and giving states a greater hand in overseeing schools.
As a follow up to the National Urban League’s report Standards of Equity and Excellence: A Lens on ESSA State Plans, we are hosting a webinar alongside our partners at the Alliance for Excellent Education to discuss an important part of state accountability systems: Subgroup Performance. Subgroup Performance is how well particular groups, divided by characteristics (gender, race/ethnicity, language status, socioeconomic status, etc.) perform in particular measurable areas including language arts, math, and many others. We invite you to join us for a brief discussion on what we are seeing in the field and how we can continue to hold states accountable as we move forward.