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Public Comment Period on ESSA Open

Hi all, As you know NCLB is being replaced with ESSA and the state has produced a draft plan that is available for public comment.  The links are listed below.  ESSA will be the law that determines the type of state testing and accountability going forward.  Here is your chance to express your thoughts, concerns, […]

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ESSA replaces NCLB; Public Comment Opens Soon

I’ve just learned that the DOE will brief the legislature’s Education and Cultural Affairs Committee on Maine’s ESSA plan at 3:30 on March 1. My understanding is that Maine’s plan will also be publicly released on the same day, beginning the public comment period. To listen to the briefing: Go to legislature.maine.gov click on committees On […]

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Help Review ESSA

ESSA Reviews The U.S. Department of Education (Department) is seeking highly qualified individuals to serve in a critical role as peer reviewers of State plans, as required under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).  Under ESSA, States will build on their experience making progress toward high quality […]

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