School leaders, policymakers can use ESSA to focus on boosting learning, achievement for students


Two new reports offer school leaders research-based evidence to help them leverage the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) to improve learning outcomes for students.

The reports, Redesigning School Accountability and Support: Progress in Pioneering States, and Pathways to New Accountability Through the Every Student Succeeds Act offer guidance for schools, districts and states hoping to revamp their support, improvement, opportunity, and accountability. They were published jointly by the Learning Policy Institute (LPI) and the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education (SCOPE).

“Accountability is not a side issue. In...

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