Every Student Succeeds Act

No Child Left Behind has now been replaced with the Every Student Succeeds Act. Here are some resources to get you up to speed.

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Every Student Succeeds Act Supports Afterschool And Summer Learning Programs

This is another review of the act, looking at it's positive effects on afterschool and summer learning programs for K through 12th grade students, including STEM afterschool programs.  learn more

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S.1177 - Student Success Act

Here's a link to the full text of the bill, including all 131 sections. While not light reading (but great for an April Fools joke on your class), it can be useful to show how complex the work of Congress and the government has become and why it's so hard to "just get things done".…  learn more

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Using Research To Improve Education Under The Every Student Succeeds Act

This Brookings Institution post looks at the Every Student Succeeds Act and how it requires that states and districts use evidence-based interventions to support school improvement. But educators have noted that this kind of research is not as useful as it could be because it is conducted in settings that may differ from theirs. Another…  learn more