ESSA Increases State DSS Funding

Every Student Succeeds Act – ESSA In December of 2015, President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the latest update to federal education law and a bipartisan bill that aims to repair “the overuse of standardized tests and one-size-fits all mandates” and to empower “states and school districts to develop their own strategies for improvement.” One provision of … Read More

Katherine Del MonteESSA Increases State DSS Funding

Parent Involvement and the New Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

Parent Involvement and the New Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) The new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) has important family and parent involvement provisions embedded in the reauthorization by Congress. As Michele Brooks, a former assistant superintendent of family engagement for Boston Public Schools, writes on the Harvard Family Research Project site this emphasis on family involvement opens a window … Read More

Katherine Del MonteParent Involvement and the New Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)