ESEA Insider News - Page 2

  • Update: Homeless students and ESSA

    The month of March marks an important point in the school year, where teachers and students are preparing for the annual spring testing season. It is also a good time for managers of federal programs to look closely at one of the key subgroups that often struggle with academic performance: homeless students.

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  • Delaying disproportionality rule makes no sense

    The ESEA Insider is generally a guidance column, but we will stretch the boundaries of our mission today and take up the Trump administration’s proposal to delay by two years the compliance date for meeting disproportionality standards.

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  • Con Apps deadline fast approaching

    This month, most states require school districts to have submitted their Consolidated State Performance Reports, an annual update explaining how federal education funds are being used.

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  • Opioid abuse has impact on special ed

    As the nation continues to struggle with the opioid epidemic, it might be a good time to remind school officials that federal law in some cases considers drug addiction a disability.

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  • Title I carryover provision: expend funds now

    One of the principles of federal education funding that survived the 2016 rewrite of the Elementary and Secondary Schools Education Act is the carryover provision.

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