What You Need to Know About ESSA
Recently, we were able to speak with Dr. Paula Love, the RFP Matchmaker, and discuss the implications of the new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) for school systems as well as industries serving them. Dr. Love shared valuable information to assist us in serving students. Here are some highlights to assist you as well and if you are interested in learning more, please download our Infographic ESSA Policy & Funding Update.
New Funding Landscape
President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) in December of 2015 ending the reign of NCLB and ushering in a new era in American education. It is important to understand these changes in policy and funding in order to serve students to their full potential.
- Highlights of ESSA Goals
- Ensure high standards
- Preserve annual assessments while reducing unnecessary testing
- Maintain integrity
- Empower state and local leaders to develop strong systems
- Establish new resources
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