Why Standards are Important under the Every Student Succeeds Act
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Why Standards are Important under the Every Student Succeeds Act

By Dr. Elizabeth Primas (Program Manager, NNPA/ESSA Public Awareness Campaign) Standards have always been a…

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National Network of State Teachers Take on the “Every Student Succeeds Act”
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National Network of State Teachers Take on the “Every Student Succeeds Act”

By Elizabeth Primas (NNPA/ESSA Program Manager) The National Network of State Teachers of the Year…

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Education Policy Experts “Disappointed” by Some ESSA State Plans
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Education Policy Experts “Disappointed” by Some ESSA State Plans

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Education policy experts have expressed serious concerns about…

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The Every Student Succeeds Act Focuses on Accountability and School Performance
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The Every Student Succeeds Act Focuses on Accountability and School Performance

By Dr. Elizabeth Primas (Program Manager, NNPA/ESSA Public Awareness Campaign) Sixteen states and the District…

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ESSA Encourages States to Innovate Education Policy
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ESSA Encourages States to Innovate Education Policy

By Courtney Borchert (North Dallas Gazette/NNPA Member) Texas will implement the Every Student Succeeds Act…

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I Worked on Indiana’s ESSA Plan. This Is What I Learned.
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I Worked on Indiana’s ESSA Plan. This Is What I Learned.

By Shawnta S. Barnes (NNPA/ESSA Guest Columnist) Back in May, I traveled to Chicago and…

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ESSA and Special Education: the Spectrum of Hopes and Fears of a Parent Advocate
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ESSA and Special Education: the Spectrum of Hopes and Fears of a Parent Advocate

By Chioma Oruh, Ph.D. (NNPA/ESSA Guest Columnist) We are only halfway through 2017 and, already,…

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ESSA Gives Black Parents Tools to Hold Schools Accountable
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ESSA Gives Black Parents Tools to Hold Schools Accountable

By Lynette Monroe (Program Assistant, NNPA/ESSA Public Awareness Campaign) Popular opinion suggests that caregivers, educators…

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Black Families Believe Racial Inequality Growing in U.S. Schools
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Black Families Believe Racial Inequality Growing in U.S. Schools

By Bria Nicole Stone (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Black families overwhelmingly believe that their schools are…

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