Tag Archives: ESSA

ISTE Advocacy Month Take Action For Funding Support

Alert: This very week, the last week of ISTE Advocacy Month, Congress is determining final funding levels for fiscal year 2017 and ed tech funding is at risk. One critical decision being made is how much money Congress decides to … Continue reading

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Education Technology in the News – 14 September 2016

News: The Association for Career and Technical Education and Advance CTE released a joint statement, encouraging Congress to act immediately to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006, citing momentum on legislation in the House. The … Continue reading

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US Department of Education Proposes ESSA Spending Rules Stressing “Supplement not Supplant”

Today, the U.S. Department of Education (the Department) released proposed regulations to implement the requirement in Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as recently revised by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), that federal funds must … Continue reading

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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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US Department of Education Begins Transition to ESSA

Now that the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is signed into law, the next step is the United States Department of Education (ED) issuing guidance and regulations. (For more on what’s included in ESSA, click here.) ED has started the … 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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