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Federal Flash: 8/4/17: Education Dept. Approves First State ESSA Plan; Update on Trump Nominees


This week, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) announced the approval of the first state plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The approval follows news that ED has changed its process for reviewing and providing feedback to states on their ESSA plans.

Watch today’s Federal Flash to learn which state received approval, how the ESSA review process has changed, and which of President Trump’s nominees were confirmed by the U.S. Senate.

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