Archive for the ‘ESSA’ Category

Learn More About Your School — To Change It!
10/04/2018

Learn More About Your School — To Change It!

 

COFI/POWER-PAC IL, ACT Now, and Partners for Each and Every Child (a project of the Opportunity Institute) hosted more than 100 people in-person and online for sessions on the new information we can learn about Illinois schools — through the Illinois School Report learn more >

Engaging around Local Planning in California — 5 Pillars
05/22/2018

Engaging around Local Planning in California — 5 Pillars

The Local Control Funding Formula:
Why Engagement is Essential for Educational Equity

The advancement of equity and excellence for California’s students depends on the ability of counties, districts, and schools to create meaningful stakeholder engagement practices that address the unique needs of their constituents.

This document offers actionable ways learn more >

05/22/2018

Process and Protest — California

How are Districts Engaging Stakeholders in LCAP Development?

Process and Protest — California examines the efforts of several California districts to fulfill the stakeholder engagement requirements of the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) in the development of their Local Control Accountability Plans (LCAPs).

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Our analysis starts from the premise learn more >

Meaningful Local Engagement Under ESSA: A Handbook for LEA and School Leaders
07/25/2017

Meaningful Local Engagement Under ESSA: A Handbook for LEA and School Leaders

Read the Handbook!

Partners for and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) are excited to share our new resource: Meaningful Local Engagement Under ESSA: A Handbook for LEA and School Leaders.

As state ESSA plans are well underway and learn more >

Process and Protest – Summer 2017 Report
07/11/2017

Process and Protest – Summer 2017 Report

 

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Have State Engagement Efforts Under ESSA Been Meaningful?

We are excited to share Process and Protest, a report exploring how thoughtful, meaningful, structured, and ongoing engagement among a variety of stakeholders is essential to learn more >

Letters to US ED
02/28/2017

Letters to US ED

In an effort to participate in state and national efforts around ESSA implementation, Partner for has made an effort to make both our opinion and our advice publicly available. To the extent useful, Partners for has taken several opportunities to submit formal comments.

To that end, learn more >

The District Guide to ESSA and the Importance of Meaningful Engagement: Participation, Preparation, and What Comes Next
12/11/2016

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

Partners for and our state Partners have collaborated to produce A District Guide to ESSA and the Importance of Stakeholder Engagement – a guide to support districts and schools as they participate in state-level decision-making, and begin to prepare for what learn more >

EngageforSchools.org
12/06/2016

EngageforSchools.org

Engage For Schools is an online platform for stakeholders to engage in the education policy process. Initially used to support the Illinois State Board of Education in soliciting feedback on their State Plan, Partners for began testing out this new way of engaging with learn more >

Illinois ESSA State Plan Draft #2 – Reader’s Guide
12/06/2016

Illinois ESSA State Plan Draft #2 – Reader’s Guide

The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) released its second ESSA State Plan draft on November 22, 2016. ISBE and Partners for jointly developed a second Reader’s Guide to accompany the draft plan #2.

As part of ISBE’s efforts to gather feedback learn more >

Illinois ESSA State Plan Draft #1 – Reader’s Guide
11/01/2016

Illinois ESSA State Plan Draft #1 – Reader’s Guide

On August 25th, the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) posted their ESSA State Plan Draft #1 for public comment. On September 1st, Partners for released a Reader’s Guide for the ISBE ESSA State Plan Draft #1. The Reader’s Guide is designed to assist ISBE learn more >