ESSA & Equity: Updates, Resources & Opportunities to Engage

New!  A District Guide


A District Guide to ESSA and the Importance of Meaningful Engagement:Participation, Preparation, & What Comes Next


Partners for has produced a resource to help districts and schools as they participate in the ESSA State Plan development, and prepare for implications for those decisions and what comes next at the local level.





 A State Handbook for Meaningful Stakeholder Engagement


Partners for has produced a comprehensive tool to be used by all states to assess their current stakeholder engagement efforts and further develop their engagement strategies.

 

U.S. Department of Education: Updates

FINAL REGULATION FROM US ED

  • This Fall, US ED released final regulation regard accountability and assessments.
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US ED ESSA Transition FAQ Update

  • The U.S. Department of Education (US ED) has updated its ESSA Transition FAQs for the 2016–17 school year.

 

Resources from our Partners & Friends


Click the ESSA Categories Below for Network Resources:

    New! Stakeholder Engagement

    Partners for

    CCSSO and the National PTA

    National Women's Law Center, and 79 other organizations

    Accountability and State Plans

    The Alliance for Excellent Education

    The American Federation of Teachers

    Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

    Center for American Progress

    Center on Great Teachers & Leaders

    Education Counsel

    Coalition for Community Schools

    Council of Chief State School Officers

    The Education Trust

    Education Reform Now

    Fordham Institute

    Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

    Learning Policy Institute

    National Conference of State Legislators

    The National Education Association (NEA)

    The New Teacher Project

    National Council of La Raza

    National Urban League

    School Superintendents Association

    PTA (National)

    U.S. Department of Education

    English Learners

    Alliance for Excellent Education

    The American Federation of Teachers (AFT)

    Education Trust

    Getting Smart

    Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO)

    Latino Policy Forum

    National Association of State Boards of Education

    National Council of La Raza (NCLR)

    Migration Policy Institute

    U.S. Department of Education

    Teachers and Leaders

    Alliance for Education

    American Institutes for Research (AIR)

    The American Federation of Teachers

    Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)

    Center for American Progress

    Council of Chief State School Officers

    Education Post

    Education Trust

    National Education Association

    National Education Policy Center

    TeachStrong Coalition

    U.S Department of Education

    Charter Schools

    National Association of Charter School Authorizers

    The National Education Association

    National Education Policy Center

    TakePart Magazine, Participant Media

    The Thomas B. Fordham Institute

    The Washington Post on the NAACP

    The American Federation of Teachers

    Early Childhood Education

    American Federation of Teachers

    California Early Learning Advocates

    Center for American Progress

    Council of Chief State School Officers

    Ounce of Prevention

    Education Commission of the States

    First Five Years Fund

    Learning Policy Institute

    National Women’s Law Center

    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services & U.S. Department of Education

    U.S. Department of Education


How to be Involved in Your State

The success and sustainability of efforts to improve educational excellence and equity under ESSA depends on robust and thoughtful partnership among federal, state and local agencies and stakeholders.

Click for State Engagement Opportunities:

 

 

For more on these and other states, see:

Understanding ESSA, a project of The Collaborative for Student Success.

 

Stakeholder Engagement Contacts: a Report from the NAACP Legal Defense Fund