ESSA OverviewESSA requires states to ensure that all students have access to effective teachers, a well-rounded education, safe learning environments, equitable access to educational technology and the necessary supports to be...
The United States Secretary of Education has recently sent feedback to States that have submitted their plans required by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). According to the new law, accountability plans must include academic...
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) increases the demand for more robust data reporting at the State and local level as part of Statewide accountability measures that aim to address the need for school improvement and to close...
ESSA’s State accountability systems are highly data-driven drilling down to student subgroups. Thus, ESSA’s data requirements address student data privacy and intersect with other Federal laws, namely, FERPA. This article examines...
Fall is just around the corner, and September 18th marks the final due date for States to submit plans to the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) according to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) as amended by...
NCLB came about as a result of growing achievement gaps in America’s public schools. With the intent to improve public education, NCLB required higher academic standards, established accountability measures based on academic test...
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ESSA OverviewThe Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), signed by President Barak Obama in 2015, replaces the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001 signed by President George W. Bush in 2002. ESSA is the reauthorized and amended civil...
OERs are free, adaptable, and shareable pieces of content that are typically created and disseminated electronically. Digital content includes but is not limited to digital presentations, videos, informational websites, interactive...
At i-SAFE, our focus is to ensure that your school/district and/or DOE has all the information you need to make sure you are in compliance and that your E-Rate funding is not at risk. Below are some important deadlines:Form NumberDue...
A key note to remember is that on October 20, 2016, the FCC released an Order in which starting January 30, 2017, the FCC will be less forgiving in granting Form 486 deadline waivers than in the past. i-SAFE’s compliance programming...