Every Student Succeeds Act Video

Minorities, English-Learners, and Special Education—Who’s Keeping Watch Under ESSA?

June 12, 2018 5:11

The Every Student Succeeds Act has been called a civil rights law at base, setting tough standards for states in measuring and boosting the performance of historically disenfranchised groups of students. But civil rights advocates worry about compliance and oversight in an era of new flexibility. Federal policy reporter Andrew Ujifusa discusses these concerns. This video was filmed following Education Week’s virtual summit on ESSA, where online participants submitted their questions about the upcoming implementation of the new federal law.

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