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 >
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).
Our analysis starts from the premise learn more >
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 >