What is ESSA?

The Every Student Succeeds Act – also known as the ESSA law – shifts responsibility for improving Alabama schools from Washington, D.C. bureaucrats to local educators. This transition gives all Alabamians an exciting opportunity to share thoughts about how schools should help students succeed.

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What is the ESSA Implementation Committee?

Governor Robert Bentley established a Task Force of educators, lawmakers, school board members and parent advocates to develop a plan to manage the state’s transition to from NCLB to ESSA. The Task Force plan is due on January 19, 2017.

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