Press Releases

 
01/12/16: CCSSO Announces Four Finalists for 2016 National Teacher of the Year Award

Finalists for Nation’s Top Teaching Honor from CA, CT, OK and WA

 
01/11/16: CCSSO Submits Comment on ESSA Regulation and Guidance

The Council of Chief State School Officers today submitted comment on what regulation and guidance the U.S. Department of Education should issue to interpret the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

 
12/10/15: CCSSO Statement on Signing of Every Student Succeeds Act

Chris Minnich, executive director of the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), released the following statement after President Barack Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act.

 
12/09/15: CCSSO Launches Project Exploring Innovation in States

The Council of Chief State School Officers today launched the Next State of Learning project to showcase how states are transforming public education by scaling locally led innovations with a strong focus on student outcomes.

 
12/09/15: CCSSO Applauds Senate Passage of Every Student Succeeds Act

Chris Minnich, executive director of the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), released the following statement after the vote in the U.S. Senate.

 
12/07/15: New, First-Ever Standards for Supervisors of School Principals Aim to Change the Position from Compliance Officer to Coach

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) has released new standards that provide a clear, practical definition of what the supervisors of school principals should know and be able to do to improve the effectiveness of principals.

 
12/02/15: CCSSO Applauds House Passage of Every Student Succeeds Act

CCSSO applauds the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday for approving the Every Student Succeeds Act, a bipartisan bill to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).

 
11/30/15: Every Student Succeeds Act is ‘critical step forward’

The Executive Director of the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) says the introduction of the Every Student Succeeds Act is a “critical step forward” to reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) this year.

 
11/30/15: State Education Leaders Voice Support for ESEA Reauthorization

State education chiefs have voiced support for the approved framework that will shape a bill to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

 
11/23/15: CCSSO and National Policy Board Release New, Final Standards for Educational Leaders

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) and the National Policy Board for Educational Administration (NPBEA) released new, final refreshed standards for educational leaders.