Education data can be a valuable tool to help educators and parents support student learning. From test scores to data on attendance or behavior, transparent, user-friendly information on student and school performance shines a light on strengths and areas for improvement.
The National Governors Association (NGA) has joined the States Leading Campaign, a coalition of organizations working to highlight the progress underway in education in states across the country.
Since the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) became law in 2015, states across the country have been using the flexibility and authority the law offers to design plans that ensure a quality education for all kids.
Every student deserves an excellent education, and states across the country are committed to ensuring all students have access to equitable educational opportunities. Board President and Mississippi Superintendent Carey M.
This resource is recommended guidance that state education agencies can use and share with local education agencies regarding possible student walkouts to protest an issue.
The States Leading for Equity report provides a brief overview of practices and policies states are currently engaging in to provide a stronger education for students. The purpose is not to advocate for one approach over another or to suggest that the work toward educational equity is complete.
These ten commitments are actions state chiefs can take to create a more equitable education system in their state. It is not feasible or realistic for any SEA to implement all ten of these commitments at once.
Once state chiefs and their leadership teams have selected commitments from the Leading for Equity: Opportunities for State Education Chiefs, they
plan to implement, they can use this appendix with research, tools, and partners that can support their work