• January 2018 Report

    Accountability and School Supports

    ESSA created the opportunity for states to rethink their accountability systems and redefine how to hold schools and districts accountable for student performance. What shifts are being made, and how are states incorporating a wider variety of school quality measurements? Our new  50-State Comparison: States’ School Accountability Systems provides a national overview of current state accountability systems, and looks at the changes states are making in their ESSA plans.


    ESSA ushers in new focus on PE in some states

    Some states, such as Connecticut, Michigan and Vermont, have included physical education in their Every Student Succeeds Act plans. Healthy, active students are more likely to attend school, which also can support efforts to reduce chronic absenteeism, says Carly Wright of SHAPE America, the Society of Health and Physical Educators.


    District Administration magazine online  (12/20)  


    NASBE News

    How can state policymakers ensure all children have a strong start? Insights in the new #NASBEStandard issue on #ECE : http://bit.ly/2me7fq8 

Last Modified on February 13, 2018