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Essential Guide to the Every Student Succeeds Act

posted Jan 19, 2016, 6:34 AM by NBFT Local 1060   [ updated Jan 19, 2016, 6:34 AM ]
Inside the Every Student Succeeds Act : The year-end passage and signing of the Every Student Succeeds Act represents more than just a rare bipartisan agreement on the part of the nation’s chronically polarized policymakers. For the first time in more than a decade—and a half-century after enactment of the country’s main K-12 law - Congress has redefined the federal role in elementary and secondary education. And it’s done so in a way that aims to enhance the authority of states and school districts that had long chafed at the structures of ESSA’s predecessor, the No Child Left Behind Act. Read full article