Every Student Succeeds Act Video

ESSA Explained: Inside the New Federal K-12 Law

March 29, 2016 3:38

The new Every Student Succeeds Act rolls back much of the federal government’s big footprint in education policy, on everything from testing and teacher quality to low-performing schools. And it gives big new leeway to states in calling the shots. That’s a big change from the No Child Left Behind Act, which ESSA replaced and updated. Education Week’s Alyson Klein unpacks the details of the new law and what it means for schools, educators, and students. Our full backgrounder on this issue is available here: http://www.edweek.org/ew/issues/every-student-succeeds-act/index.html. The latest news on ESSA is available here: http://www.edweek.org/topics/every-student-succeeds-act/index.html Education Week Video

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