Every Student Succeeds Act Primer: Teacher Preparation Report/Fact SheetJune 09, 2016
Every Student Succeeds Act Primer: American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Students Report/Fact SheetJune 09, 2016
Every Student Succeeds Act Primer: High School Dropout Prevention and Reengagement of Out-of-School Youth Report/Fact SheetJune 09, 2016
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) of 2015 includes several provisions that support state and district efforts to (1) prevent students from dropping out of high school and (2) reengage out-of- school youth.
Every Student Succeeds Act Primer: Personalized Learning Report/Fact SheetJune 09, 2016
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)cof 2015 supports states and districts in implementing personalized learning, a student-centered approach designed to help all students develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities that will prepare them for college, a career, and life.
Every Student Succeeds Act Primer: Rural Schools Report/Fact SheetJune 09, 2016
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) of 2015 offers several opportunities to support rural education by providing states and local districts more flexibility while preserving the critical role of the federal government.
Ensuring Equity in ESSA: The Role of N-Size in Subgroup Accountability Report/Fact SheetJune 08, 2016
States are responsible for setting the minimum number of students needed to form a student subgroup for federal reporting and accountability purposes. This required student subgroup size is commonly referred to as the state-set “n-size.” This report recommends that states set their n-size as low as possible (ten or fewer students) to maximize the number of student subgroups created and ensure that states identify student subgroups with low academic performance and/or low high school graduation rates and provide targeted interventions to support the schools those students attend.
One Year Later: Can State Equity Plans Improve Access to Great Teaching? Report/Fact SheetMay 26, 2016
This report is based on an analysis of the teacher equity plans that states submitted to the U.S. Department of Education in summer 2015. It provides an overview of the gaps states identified in students’ access to high-quality teaching, examines the root causes for these gaps, and highlights promising approaches for eliminating them.
Every Student Succeeds Act Primer: Deeper Learning Report/Fact SheetApril 26, 2016
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) of 2015 offers a number of opportunities for states and districts to advance deeper learning and ensure that all students graduate from high school with the ability to think critically, solve complex problems, collaborate with peers, communicate effectively, and be self-directed. Deeper learning is the delivery of challenging academic standards to students in innovative ways that allow them to learn, and then apply what they have learned. True deeper learning is developing competencies that enable students to graduate from high school ready for college and a career and then make maximum use of their knowledge in life and work.
Every Student Succeeds Act Primer: Linked Learning Report/Fact SheetApril 26, 2016
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) of 2015 includes several provisions that support the implementation of Linked Learning in California. Linked Learning is an approach to high school redesign that combines rigorous academics, career-based learning in the classroom, work-based learning, and integrated student supports. These four components are woven together in industry-themed pathways that provide for a relevant hands-on learning experience for high school students.