Announcement: Comment Period Open for Ohio Draft Plan for ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act)






The Ohio Department of Education has released the full draft, including technical submissions, and overview, of Ohio’s plan for the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Replacing No Child Left behind, ESSA was passed on December 10, 2015 and provides for more flexibility at the state and local levels in the education process.

Ohio’s draft plan addresses Academic Standards, Assessments, Accountability, School Improvement, and other important elements of Ohio’s education system.

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The public comment period will be open until March 6, 2017 and can be accessed here.