Category Archives: Every Student Succeeds Act

Register for one of MDE’s ESSA meetings; give input on state plan via online survey

The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) is hitting the road this month for a series of meetings to share the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) state plan draft with stakeholders. Meetings are scheduled from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for … Continue reading

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MDE provides update on state’s Every Student Succeeds Act plan

Source: Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) In June, Minnesota Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius held a meeting to update stakeholders on the state’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan. During the meeting, MDE shared a document outlining current decisions for the … Continue reading

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Congressional leaders file bill to fund education through rest of fiscal year

Source: National School Boards Association This morning, congressional leaders filed a consolidated appropriations bill (H.R. 244) to fund education and other programs throughout the remainder of fiscal year 2017. Access the text of the bill for the Departments of Labor, … Continue reading

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MDE releases preliminary decisions for state Every Student Succeeds Act plan

The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) has worked with a diverse group of stakeholders to shape Minnesota’s Every Student Succeeds Act plan, which will be submitted to the U.S. Department of Education in September 2017. Visit http://www.mnmsba.org/Portals/0/PDFs/Minnesota-ESSA-StatePlanPreliminaryDecisions-April2017.pdf to view an … Continue reading

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MDE looking for ESSA feedback via short survey

The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) has created a survey to gather feedback about the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). MDE’s survey is available online at http://survey.mn.gov/s.asp?k=148415376728. Commissioner Brenda Cassellius provided MSBA members with an “ESSA Update” Thursday during the … Continue reading

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State ESSA Accountability Advisory Committee votes to delay identifying schools and submitting plan

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Assessment Committee met Tuesday, December 6, at the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) office in Roseville to review final regulations, hear from Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius and discuss current recommendations from stakeholders. In general, … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Education releases final regulations for implementation of Every Student Succeeds Act

Last week, the U.S. Department of Education released the final regulations for states’ implementation of Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). See http://www2.ed.gov/policy/elsec/leg/essa/essaaccountstplans1129.pdf for the final regulations. The final regulations reflect some of the feedback they received from states, school districts … Continue reading

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