As The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) turns from political concepts to practical reality during the 2017-18 school year, the chatter surrounding it gets more intense. This EdWeek Market Brief details some of the conversation about ESSA at the recent EdNet event. Some states like Florida have already begun to take steps toward absorbing their greater responsibilities under the new law, which replaces the dreaded NCLB. This Politico piece breaks down what ESSA means for English Language Learners.
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