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 >
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 >
This document is a brief snapshot of the Partners for Network and how it works in our Anchor States and on our five clusters of issues. While not comprehensive, it is our hope that this document will help newcomers to the Partners for network to understand where learn more >
The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) has embraced both the requirement under ESSA and the spirit of intent that meaningful engagement with a range of stakeholders throughout the processes of policy planning and implementation is essential to ensure the best possible state level planning learn more >
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 >
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 >
Strengthening Stakeholder Engagement in Illinois: Recommendations for ISBE’s ESSA State Plan Development
In an effort to support the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) to strengthen their stakeholder engagement efforts around the ESSA State Plan, Partners for submitted formal comment to their open invitation for feedback on their ESSA state plan first draft in October 2016.