Every Student Succeeds Act Video

Under ESSA, Who’s in Charge of Education Policy?

June 12, 2018 5:26

The Every Student Succeeds Act reshapes the relationship between the federal government and states when it comes to education policy. But as we move into the implementation phase of this new federal law, state superintendents, boards, governors, and legislators are all jockeying over who gets to wield the new policy flexibility ESSA offers—who will be making the key decisions on where and how money should be spent? State policy reporter Daarel Burnette II discusses what lies ahead at the state level. 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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