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  • ED backs off supplant regs – but only partially

    The U.S. Department of Education is recommending increased flexibility for financial compliance under the Every Student Succeeds Act but is doubling down on one area that will undoubtedly irritate certain groups – including congressional members. The gale that is stirring in this evolving storm stems from the guidelines on  supplementing that were subject to debate during the negotiated rule making sessions.  

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  • Supplementing vs. supplanting under ESSA

    There is probably no portion of the Every Student Succeeds Act where the dichotomy between the subsidiarity principle and reasoning behind over-arching purpose is more pronounced than with regard to supplementing versus supplanting.

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  • Rules for transitioning to ESSA – more exceptions

    In spite of U.S. Department of Education guidelines for maintaining particular provisions of No Child Left Behind as schools transition to the Every Student Succeeds Act, other sections will be waived.

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  • ED outlines exceptions to rule for ESSA transition

    The U.S. Department of Education recently outlined exceptions to the requirement that state and local education agencies observe operational status quo to ensure an “orderly transition” to the Every Student Succeeds Act.

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  • ED issues more guidance for ‘orderly transition’ to ESSA

    The U.S. Department of Education continues to issue advisories stressing that certain facets of No Child Left Behind will temporarily remain in effect as schools realign based on the Every Student Succeeds Act.

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