Tag Archives: ESEA

MIA: The ESSA’s “Supplement Not Supplant” Regulation

MIA: The ESSA’s “Supplement Not Supplant” Regulation

By Dirk Zuschlag The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), a reauthorization of the long-standing Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), became law in December 2015 with broad bipartisan and interest group support.  Since the law’s passage, the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) has been occupied with the formal administrative rulemaking process necessary to the law’s… Read More »

The ESSA and Public Opinion

The ESSA and Public Opinion

By David Casalaspi   Long-time Washington D.C. lobbyist Tom Korologos once quipped: “The things Congress does best are nothing and overreacting.” In many ways, the 2002 No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) was an enormous federal overreaction to the problem of stagnating educational achievement. The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), by comparison, is a long overdue… Read More »

Are We Ready For Noncognitive Accountability?

Are We Ready For Noncognitive Accountability?

By Jason Burns Congress’ move to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), the nation’s flagship piece of federal education legislation, has opened the door to rethinking how schools and teachers are evaluated and held accountable. Instead of a system like the No Child Left Behind Act, the most recent version of ESEA, that… Read More »

NCLB is at Death’s Door: Meet its Likely Replacement, the ESSA

NCLB is at Death’s Door: Meet its Likely Replacement, the ESSA

By David Casalaspi   As reported earlier on Green & Write, legislation to replace No Child Left Behind (NCLB) has been inching towards passage. More than four months after both chambers of Congress passed separate pieces of legislation to replace NCLB, key legislative players announced two weeks ago that they had reached a compromise to… Read More »

Is the End Near for No Child Left Behind?

Is the End Near for No Child Left Behind?

By David Casalaspi   On Friday, rumors broke that members of Congress had reached an agreement to move a long-awaited No Child Left Behind (NCLB) reauthorization to conference committee, meaning that legislation to replace NCLB could conceivably be passed by the end of the year. To assist our readers following these discussions, this post is… Read More »

ESEA Reauthorization and Teacher Quality

ESEA Reauthorization and Teacher Quality

By Dave Reid A reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) – now proposed to be called The Every Child Achieves Act – is becoming closer to a reality. On April 7th Senators Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray released a new, bipartisan bill to make significant changes to the existing law. The bill… Read More »

ESEA Reauthorization and Teacher Evaluations

ESEA Reauthorization and Teacher Evaluations

By Dave Reid Last week U.S. Senate Education Committee Chair Lamar Alexander released a draft of his 2015 Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) proposal. ESEA, currently known as No Child Left Behind (NCLB), is the federal government’s most significant public education law. While much of the coverage and conversation has revolved around annual testing… Read More »