Tag Archives: ESEA

Education News Updates: August 2016

Every Dollar Counts: In Defense of the Education Department’s ‘Supplement Not Supplant’ Proposal    http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2811950 A new paper from two Columbia Law School scholars defends the Education Department’s proposed regulatory language implementing ESSA, Title I’s supplement, not supplant provisions. Evidence compellingly … Continue reading

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Every Student Succeeds Act Accountability and State Plans Open for Public Comment

The United States Department of Education (USDOE) has recently proposed regulations on accountability, consolidated state plans, and data reporting under the Every Student Succeeds Act. The proposed regulations were published in the Federal Register on Tuesday, May 31, and are available … Continue reading

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Competency Education: Time to Tackle the Elephant

In this blog that first appeared on CompetencyWorks.org on December 16, 2015, Chris Sturgis (@sturgis_chris) shares the challenges teachers face when required to teach grade-level standards—when students’ knowledge is two to three (or more) academic levels lower or higher. She … Continue reading

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2015 Education Highlights in Policy and Practice

2015 has been an exciting year for competency-based, blended, and online learning. We’ve witnessed breakthrough policies signed into law, hundreds of districts and schools shifting toward anew era of personalized learning, and an unwavering focus on doing what is best … Continue reading

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President Obama Delivers Remarks and Signs the Every Student Succeeds Act

“Let me sign this bill.” – President Obama  #ESEA  #ESSA  #NCLB https://www.whitehouse.gov/live/president-obama-signs-every-student-succeeds-act  

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Update on ESEA Reauthorization: Every Child Achieves Act

On July 16, the Senate approved the Every Child Achieves Act with a vote of 81-17. The Senate sent a strong signal today that teachers and students should have access to the the technology, including digital content and open educational … Continue reading

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Digital Learning Equity Act of 2015 Introduced in the US Senate

On Friday, June 19, U.S. Senators Angus King (I-Maine) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.V.) introduced the Digital Learning Equity Act of 2015, major legislation that would support innovative ways to improve student access to the Internet and other digital learning … Continue reading

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