The New Education Law: 6 Things to Know

On December 10, 2015, President Obama signed into law a new education law that takes the place of No Child Left Behind.  This new law – the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) – is the nation’s largest education law and will impact every public school.  Here are six important things for parents to know about ESSA. It:

  1. Expands the opportunities for parents to play a vital role
  2. Focuses on improving literacy instruction
  3. Calls on states,  and schools to eliminate unnecessary tests
  4. Keeps students with disabilities on track for success
  5. Gives parents and the community more information
  6. Is an opportunity & a responsibility – parents as partners

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