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Advocating on ESSA

…local stakeholders, raising awareness, and leveraging less publicized opportunities, education champions are shaping ESSA planning in their states. Below, we highlight some of the most common and promising tactics from…

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Engaging Educators on ESSA

…their classrooms. In particular, champions are increasingly working to involve educators in ESSA planning. We recently sat down with Shannon Mitchell, Managing Director of Policy at Educators 4 Excellence-Minnesota, to…

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State-by-state Look at Submitted ESSA Plans

…Delaware continued its role as critical friend with the state Department of Education and policymakers. Their vice president of policy and practice was appointed to the ESSA Advisory Committee, which…

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Leaders Impacting Change

…funding model after funding model. When not solving the funding crisis in Illinois, he is an essential voice at the Illinois policy table on ESSA, workforce readiness, and so much…

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Webinar: Strategies for State ESSA Planning

…In this June 2016 webinar, state advocates and national partners discussed advocacy strategies to approach state planning for ESSA. Key questions that participants asked, and answered, include: How are…

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