Press Releases

 
11/21/15: CCSSO Welcomes 2015 President and Board of Directors

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) today announced its 2015-2016 Board of Directors.

 
11/19/15: CCSSO Executive Director Releases Statement on Latest ESEA Action

Chris Minnich, the Executive Director of the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), released the following statement about the bipartisan, bicameral ESEA conference committee vote to approve the reauthorization framework prepared by the Chairs and Ranking Members of the U.S. House Education and the Workforce Committee and the Senate HELP Committee.

 
11/16/15: CCSSO Executive Director Issues Statement on Latest ESEA Development

CCSSO Executive Director Chris Minnich released a statement on the progress Congress is making to update the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).

 
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.