Press Releases

 
11/12/15: CCSSO Executive Director Releases Statement on PARCC Announcement

The Council of Chief State School Officers today released a statement from Executive Director Chris Minnich about PARCC's decision to give states new options for accessing its testing items.

 
11/10/15: CCSSO Executive Director Releases Statement on TeachStrong

The Council of Chief State School Officers Executive Director Chris Minnich released the following statement about the effort.

 
11/06/15: CCSSO Executive Director's Statement on Ohio Chief’s Announcement

Ohio Superintendent of Public Instruction Richard Ross today announced that he plans to retire on Dec. 31. The Council of Chief State School Officers Executive Director Chris Minnich released the following statement.

 
11/04/15: CCSSO Hosts Webinar Series on Educator Competencies for Personalized, Learner-Centered Teaching

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) is hosting a webinar series to introduce a new resource that outlines the unique competencies educators need to create and thrive in effective personalized learning environments.

 
11/03/15: New Slate of States Join Educator Preparation Network

Seven states have joined a network dedicated to improving educator preparation and ensuring all teachers are ready to teach on Day One, the Council of Chief State School Officers announced.

 
11/03/15: CCSSO Reaffirms State Leadership to Improve Accountability Systems

The Council of Chief State School Officers today reaffirmed the commitment of states to design more advanced accountability systems that better meet the needs of all students.

 
11/02/15: CCSSO Joins National Education Groups to Continue to Push Congress to Get ESEA Done

CCSSO joined nine education organizations to launch a digital advertising campaign calling on Congress to finish the job of revising No Child Left Behind.

 
10/30/15: CCSSO Supports Effort to Expand Dual Credit Opportunities

CCSSO supports the U.S. Department of Education’s recent effort to develop an experiment that will provide federal Pell grant funds to high school students taking college coursework in high school for credit.

 
10/28/15: CCSSO Executive Director’s Statement on 2015 NAEP Results

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) Executive Director Chris Minnich released a statement about the 2015 NAEP State and National Results in Mathematics and Reading.

 
10/26/15: CCSSO Executive Director's Statement on Student Assessment Report

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) Executive Director Chris Minnich released the following statement about a new report on student assessment from the Council of the Great City Schools.