This article summarizes the final accountability rules for ESSA. Of particular interest is the measure of school and student success which could include school climate and teacher/student engagement in the mix of performance and accountability measures. This summary provides a comprehensive view of ESSA and recent changes to the regulations.Source:
Alyson Klein, Education Week, November 28. 2016Description:
The Obama administration’s final accountability rules for the Every Student Succeeds Act, issued Monday, give states greater flexibility on school ratings, schools with high testing opt-out rates, and in other areas than an earlier draft version, released in May….states will now have until the 2018-19 school year to pinpoint their lowest-performing 5 percent of schools—those identified for so-called “comprehensive improvement” under the law—as opposed to the 2017-18 school year under the draft regulations.Read the full article here!