Policy

[ESSA Update] How States Are Planning to Meet Accountability Requirements

by
Dave Adams

Since the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was signed into law in December of 2015, states have had the mandate to design new accountability systems. States are now ready to begin submitting their plans to the U.S. Department of Education for review. We're taking a look at what these state plans include.

[Foundational Literacy Skills] Why Reading By the Third Grade Really Matters

by
McKenna Wierman

Reflecting back on our own formative years, we don’t normally think about the third grade as a milestone in life.

[Live Webinar] Education Policy, Trump, & What’s Ahead for 2017

by
Sarah Cornelius

Join us for a live webinar with our Chief Academic Officer, Dave Adams, to learn about critical ESSA regulatory changes and implementation timelines!

Education Policy, Trump, and What’s Ahead in 2017

by
Dave Adams

With a new incoming president and continued work towards implementation of ESSA, 2017 is sure to be a year of significant changes in the world of education policy. We're taking a look at what educators can expect.

Back-to-School Update: ESSA, Education Policy, and Funding

by
Sean McDonough

While the biggest changes related to ESSA are still to come, we wanted to offer some insight as to what educators can expect in the 2016-17 school year.

ESSA and SSAEG: Implementing a Well-Rounded Education

by
Dave Adams

A new program under the Every Student Succeeds Act, Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants, presents an exciting opportunity for schools and teachers to create a more well-rounded climate for learning and to enhance how and what students learn.

[Education Policy] ESSA Updates & Insights

by
Dave Adams

Since passage of the Every Study Succeeds Act in December, a federal Negotiated Rulemaking committee has convened to provide additional information and clarification around important aspects of the legislation.

Title I Funding: 5 Considerations for End-of-Year Spend Down

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Sarah Cornelius

As the academic year winds down, some districts find themselves with extra Title I funding dollars on hand. Here are five things to keep in mind to maximize your spend down dollars.

[Policy Update] What Does the Reauthorization of the Perkins Act Mean for CTE?

by
Brianna Pyka

This month, Acting U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr., called on Congress to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, which provides more than $1.1 billion in funding for the nation’s CTE programs in secondary and postsecondary institutions.

Top 4 Things You Should Know About WIOA Implementation

by
Leslie Holland

Implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act will ramp up in the coming months as State Plans are finalized and the July 1st date for new performance accountability measures to take effect approaches. We've highlighted four key changes that adult educators can expect to prepare for.

[Adult Education] Acronyms to Know

by
Leslie Holland

We've compiled this guide to four of the most buzzworthy acronyms in adult education this year: OCTAE, WIOA, CCRS, and CBL.

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