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MDE hosting ESSA public update on September 24

The Minnesota Department of Education is hosting an Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) stakeholder meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, September 24. This meeting will be held at the MDE office located at 1500 Highway 36 West in Roseville (Rooms 15-16, … Continue reading

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State recognizes 526 schools for excellence as part of new North Star accountability system

Today, the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) recognized 526 public schools across the state as top performers in multiple areas of progress in school performance. The recognition is a key part of the state’s new North Star accountability system that … 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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Rep. Kline, Rep. Rokita release statement on U.S. Education Department’s final accountability regulations

Source: U.S. House Education and the Workforce Committee Rep. John Kline (R-Minnesota), chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Indiana), chairman of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, issued … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Education releases final regulations for Accountability and State Plans

Source: National School Boards Association Six months after proposing draft regulations for Accountability and State Plans and four months after the public comment period closed, the U.S. Department of Education posted the final rule on its website Monday morning. The … Continue reading

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ESSA Accountability Advisory Committee covers weighting of indicators and option for grade span accountability

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Accountability Advisory Committee held their fourth meeting on Thursday, September 29, in Roseville. The committee’s agenda included: 1. Report from the school quality/student success subcommittee 2. Discussion of weighting of indicators at different grades … Continue reading

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ESSA committee covers accountability, WBWF alignment, testing at latest meeting

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Accountability Advisory Committee held their third meeting on Thursday, September 15, in Roseville. The committee’s agenda included: 1. Update Stakeholder engagement opportunities and ESSA Resource Kit 2. WBWF and ESSA Alignment 3. School Quality/Student … Continue reading

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