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Access ESSA Resources

Browse the CCNetwork resources related to the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). We have collected information and resources here to help you understand what implementing ESSA goals means to you. 

These are just a sampling of the ESSA resources published by the Comprehensive Centers.   You can can browse all ESSA resources by clicking here 


ESSA's Financial Transparency Reporting Requirement
Resource Type: Practice guide
2017 PDF (pdf)
The ESSA financial transparency reporting requirement is that it presents an opportunity for state education agencies (SEAs) to build an information system that helps districts and schools leverage their dollars to do the most for students.
Thought Leadership Forum Brief: Evidence-Based Improvement Under ESSA
Resource Type: Policy/Policy brief
2017 PDF (pdf)
This brief describes the resources shared during the December 19 forum, summarizes key ideas, and concludes with recommendations to help inform the ongoing work of SEA and LEA officials on identifying evidence-based strategies and interventions in compliance with ESSA evidence requirements.
Principals Action Plan for the Every Student Succeeds Act: Providing All Students With a Well-Rounded and Complete Education
Resource Type: Practice guide
2017 PDF (pdf)
This interactive tool offers principals an overview of the concept of a well-rounded and complete education. Principals will find actionable talking points to use with their states and districts to promote this model.
How ESSA and IDEA Can Support College and Career Readiness for Students With Disabilities: Considerations for States
Resource Type: Publication
2018 PDF (pdf)
This resource explores how states can leverage ESSA and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) to promote college and career readiness for students with disabilities through high expectations and access to the general curriculum, a well-round education, career pathways and transition planning, personalized and competency-based learning, subgroup accountability, and alignment across policies and programs.
Leveraging ESSA, Perkins IV, and WIOA to Support a College- and Career-Ready Workforce
Resource Type: Presentation
2017 PDF (pdf)
This webinar will highlight the forthcoming CCRS Center resource, Developing a College- and Career-Ready Workforce: An Analysis of ESSA, Perkins, and WIOA.
ESSA Support
Type: Project
State(s): Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
This initiative offers peer learning opportunities to state education agency staff about implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act.