The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

@article{Darrow2016TheES,
  title={The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)},
  author={Alice-Ann Darrow},
  journal={General Music Today},
  year={2016},
  volume={30},
  pages={41 - 44}
}
  • A. Darrow
  • Published 8 July 2016
  • Education
  • General Music Today
On December 10, 2015, President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) (P.L. 114-95), legislation which reauthorizes the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, and replaces the widely criticized No Child Left Behind Act. After various versions were offered, rejected, or revised, the ESSA ultimately passed both chambers of Congress with strong bipartisan support. The general consensus, from special educators, is the new federal law, which grants significantly more power to… 

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