Press Releases

 
09/07/17: CCSSO Releases Statement on Senate Appropriations Bill

Chris Minnich, executive director of the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), released a statement after the Senate Appropriations Committee approved its funding bill.

 
09/07/17: CCSSO, JFF Release Knowledge, Skills and Dispositions for Learner-Centered Leaders

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) and Jobs for the Future (JFF) today released Leadership Competencies for Learner-Centered, Personalized Education, a resource that serves as a first step in identifying the knowledge, skills, and dispositions leaders must master in order to build and sustain learner-centered, personalized schools and learning environments.

 
09/07/17: CCSSO Releases Statement on Approval of Arizona’s ESSA Plan

The U.S. Department of Education announced it has approved Arizona’s plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The Department has now approved plans for 13 states and the District of Columbia.

 
09/01/17: CCSSO Releases Statement on Approval of North Dakota’s ESSA Plan

CCSSO released a statement on the approval of North Dakota's plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

 
08/31/17: CCSSO Releases Statement on California's ESSA Plan

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) released the following statement about the draft of California’s plan aligned with the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

 
08/31/17: CCSSO Releases Statement on Approval of Maine and Vermont ESSA Plans

The U.S. Department of Education today announced that two states – Maine and Vermont-- received approval on their state plans under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

 
08/30/17: CCSSO Releases Statement on Approval of Illinois, Oregon, Tennessee and District of Columbia ESSA Plans

The U.S. Department of Education announced today that three states – Illinois, Oregon and Tennessee -- and the District of Columbia have received approval on their state plans under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

 
08/16/17: CCSSO Statement on Events in Charlottesville

CCSSO released a statement in light of the events that occurred recently in Charlottesville, Va. and the national discussion taking place following those events.

 
08/15/17: CCSSO Releases Statement on Approval of Connecticut, Louisiana ESSA Plans

CCSSO releases statement on the approval of Connecticut and Louisiana's ESSA plans.

 
08/09/17: CCSSO Releases Statement on Approval of Three ESSA Plans

CCSSO releases a statement after the Department of Education approved ESSA plans for Nevada, New Jersey and New Mexico.