This fact sheet provides information on the significant amendments to IDEA made by ESSA. These amendments and other technical changes were incorporated in federal regulations published on June 30, 2017.
Understanding the Every Student Succeeds Act: A Parents’ Guide to the Nation’s Landmark Education Law, is a 19-page publication from the U.S. Department of Education with the stated purpose of helping parents understand the flexibility provided to states and school districts in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
The draft of the Texas ESSA state plan has been posted online at: http://tea.texas.gov/About_TEA/Laws_and_Rules/ESSA/Every_Student_Succeeds_Act/ Comments on the plan can be made until August 29th, 2017. However, the draft mentions disabilities very little. If anyone has any addition information on the state plan, please let us know. The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has also posted the following video: https://youtu.be/h_uLySg9o1Y%20&w=500 […]