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02/07/17: CCSSO Issues Statement on U.S. Secretary of Education Confirmation

Today the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Betsy DeVos as the U.S. Secretary of Education. Chris Minnich, executive director of the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), issued the following statement.

02/02/17: CCSSO and the Aspen Institute Release Commitments for Advancing Educational Equity in States

The Aspen Institute Education & Society Program and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) released Leading for Equity: Opportunities for State Education Chiefs, a series of commitments to help state education chiefs take action to achieve educational equity in their states.

01/31/17: CCSSO Announces Innovating ESSA Educator Engagement Grants for States

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) is pleased to announce that CCSSO is offering states an Innovating ESSA Educator Engagement Grant opportunity designed to increase the state’s capacity and efforts to meaningfully engage with educators around the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).