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Process and Protest
07/11/2017

Process and Protest

 

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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 >

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 >

NJDOE ESSA Handouts
10/01/2016

NJDOE ESSA Handouts

In an effort to support the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) as they engaged with a group of stakeholders with representatives from across the education landscape, Partners for produced a series of “Handouts” focusing on sections of ESSA of particular relevance to their input learn more >

A Handbook for Meaningful Stakeholder Engagement
06/30/2016

A Handbook for Meaningful Stakeholder Engagement

The SEA Handbook is a comprehensive tool designed to be used by all states to assess current stakeholder engagement efforts and further develop their engagement strategies. A Handbook for Meaningful Stakeholder Engagement: A Tool to Support State Education Agencies in Planning and Implementation of ESSA was learn more >

“In Consultation With…” The Case for Meaningful Engagement
06/20/2016

“In Consultation With…” The Case for Meaningful Engagement

Written to accompany the SEA Handbook for Meaningful Engagement, this document examines why the stakes are high, why equity MUST drive accountability—and ESSA— decisions, and how an examination of stakeholder engagement promising practices and cautionary tales can help illustrate the need for efforts to learn more >

Letter to the US ED: Recommendations on Guidance for Community Schools
05/25/2016

Letter to the US ED: Recommendations on Guidance for Community Schools

Monique M. Chism, Ph.D.
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202

Re: Community Schools Recommendations for U.S. Department of Education, Non-Regulatory Guidance
Dear Dr. Chism,

Thank you for the opportunity to respond to the ESSA Request for Non-Regulatory Guidance.

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Report: Equal Opportunity for Deeper Learning
10/30/2015

Report: Equal Opportunity for Deeper Learning

Produced in Collaboration with Jobs for the Future, this report  was written by Pedro Noguera, Linda Darling-Hammond, and Diane Friedlaender as part of the Deeper Learning Research Series: Students at the Center.

The quality of instruction for low-income students and students of color is increasingly learn more >