Category: Every Student Succeeds Act

Mar 13

Register for Webinar: Improving Education Quality in Juvenile Justice Facilities

Hosted by the American Youth Policy Forum The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) aims to provide all children with a significant opportunity to receive a fair, equitable, and high-quality education, and to close educational achievement gaps. This webinar will discuss what that goal means for students educated in juvenile justice facilities, focusing on a new …

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Jan 30

Leveraging the Every Student Succeeds Act to Improve Educational Services in Juvenile Justice Facilities

This policy brief from the American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF), the National Reentry Resource Center, and the CSG Justice Center  provides state and local policymakers as well as education and juvenile justice leaders with information about how they can use requirements under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) to improve education and workforce outcomes for youth …

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Jul 17

Student Suspensions Will Now Be Used in New York State’s Revised Plan to Evaluate Schools

Chalkbeat By Monica Disare New York state’s plan to evaluate schools under the new federal education law is evolving. On Monday, education officials released revisions to their draft plan required by the Every Student Succeeds Act, adding out-of-school suspensions to the list of ways schools are rated. They also proposed changes to the way the …

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May 16

Three States Cite School Climate Surveys in Their ESSA Plans, Why Don’t Others Use Culture for Accountability?

The 74 By Kate Stringer Of the dozen state ESSA plans that have been submitted so far to the U.S. Department of Education, most have nothing but praise for school climate surveys as measurements of school quality. But when it comes to actually using surveys as accountability measures, most states back away. Only three states …

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