What’s In and What’s Out -NCLB to ESSA

US ED has released an FAQ on what is in an what is out during the transition to the new Elementary and Secondary Education Act- Every Student Succeeds Act in 2017.

Read the entire Transitioning to ESSA FAQ.

ASCD Capitol Connection explains this  “new guidance reiterates that NCLB waivers are null and void on August 1, 2016. Additionally, it says that states do not need to continue to meet waiver requirements that ESSA doesn’t address, such as teacher evaluations based on student outcomes, but that waiver states must continue to focus on the lowest performing schools and those with large achievement gaps.”