Government at every level should implement a multi-year strategy for advancing national equity and excellence goals using a combination of incentives and enforcement. The federal government must be clearer about our national expectations for student outcomes, insist on realistic but aggressive state plans to meet them, allocate resources to level the playing field across states and districts, and require that states implement those plans well.
Issue Advisory Partners
Bob Wise, Alliance for Excellent Education
Tom Saenz, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund
Ralph Martire, Center for Tax and Budget Accountability
Cindy Brown, Center for American Progress
Michael Rebell, Campaign for Educational Equity
Scott Palmer, Education Counsel
Linda Darling Hammond, Learning Policy Institute
Lily Eskelsen, National Education Association
Wade Henderson, Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
More Resources & Tools on Accountability & Governance
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.
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LCFF: How Can Local Control Keep the Promise of Educational Equity in CA?
In October 2016, Partners for Each and Every Child (Partners for) and Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE) co-hosted an event intended to:
Build understanding and engage in conversations around the current impact of learn more >
LOCAL CONTROL FUNDING FORMULA IN CALIFORNIA: How to Monitor Progress and Learn from A Grand Experiment
Produced as pre-reading material for 2014’s LCFF conference at UC Berkeley, this report suggests core empirical questions that stem from key moving parts of the LCFF reform, digs deep into how eight districts frame the reform and the program models on which they will rely learn more >