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Possible education cuts up for public input

December 30, 2016 - 2:31pm
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Special Education Groups Push for ESSA Representation

December 30, 2016 - 9:42am
Advocates for those with disabilities push to assure the interests of such students are well-represented in states' Every Student Succeeds Act plans.
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Nation's Schools Get Middling Grade on Quality Counts Report Card

December 30, 2016 - 9:42am
Overall, the nation's schools earn a C on educational performance in the Education Week Research Center’s latest annual report, based on a range of key indicators.
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Scrambling to Fill Out ESSA's Policy Details

December 30, 2016 - 9:33am
The 21st edition of Quality Counts examines what states and districts are doing to make ready for the Every Student Succeeds Act's implementation, and offers state-by-state grades for how the nation's schools are faring on a range of educational measures.
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States Preparing Expanded Toolkit in Assessment of School Quality

December 30, 2016 - 9:31am
Educators are still wrestling with what they should add to the mix of indicators to meet the Every Student Succeeds Act’s mandate to go beyond just test scores.
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Funding Twists, Tight Budgets Loom for States at ESSA's Debut

December 30, 2016 - 9:30am
Though it's not a spending measure, the Every Student Succeeds Act contains important new fiscal elements that could be affected by the federal budget debates in Washington.
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ESSA's Impact Unclear for English-Learners

December 30, 2016 - 9:28am
Advocates are keeping close tabs on states over concerns about resources, staff, and know-how to meet the Every Student Succeeds Act's mandates regarding English-language learners.
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Tricky Balance in Shifting From ESSA Blueprint to K-12 Reality

December 30, 2016 - 9:26am
A year after the Every Student Succeeds Act became law, it remains a work in progress as states, districts, and a shifting cast of federal officials prepare for ESSA's classroom debut in the 2017-18 school year.
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Integrating Early Education Into State ESSA Plans

December 30, 2016 - 9:24am
Learning goals, funding strategies, and support for local districts are top of mind as states plot their prekindergarten course under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
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States' Capacity a Nagging Issue as ESSA Gears Up

December 30, 2016 - 9:23am
The big job of retooling state education systems under ESSA will take staff resources and funding, both of which are still squeezed in states across the country.
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