Resource Library

The Center on Standards and Assessment Implementation (CSAI) reviews a variety of resources, ranging from guidance documents, research papers, and policy briefs to tools and websites aimed at supporting state and local education agency leadership in making decisions about their standards, assessment programs, and accountability systems. Reviewed resources are added monthly. 

ESSA’s Non-Academic Measure: What States Should Know About School Climate and SEL

The American Institutes for Research (AIR) convened a panel of social and emotional learning (SEL) and school climate experts to discuss the opportunities and issues around ESSA allowing states to use at least one non-academic measure to monitor their schools’ performance. This resource contains a...

Type: Guidance
Number of views: 818
Date created: 01/02/2017 - 12:09

Dear Colleague Letter on ESSA Transition Technical Assistance and Resources—August 5, 2016

This letter from the U.S. Department of Education highlights the role of Regional Comprehensive Centers and national Content Centers in providing resources for states as they transition to the Every Student Succeeds Act. The letter also provides a brief overview of the State Support Network, a new...

Type: Knowledge
Number of views: 14
Date created: 12/15/2016 - 16:41

Ensuring Educational Stability for Children in Foster Care: Effective Collaboration (PowerPoint Presentation)

This powerpoint provides an overview of the federal framework ensuring stability for students in foster care and considerations for establishing a collaboration between child welfare agencies and education agencies. As part of state plans under the Every Student Succeeds Act, each state must...

Number of views: 9
Date created: 12/15/2016 - 16:33

Ensuring Educational Stability for Children in Foster Care: Education and Child Welfare Points of Contact (PowerPoint Presentation)

This powerpoint provides an overview of the federal framework ensuring stability for students in foster care, with a focus on the Every Student Succeeds Act provisions related to educational and child welfare points of contact (POCs). States must provide assurance that they will designate a POC for...

Number of views: 14
Date created: 12/15/2016 - 16:28

Ensuring Educational Stability for Children in Foster Care: Best Interest Determinations and Immediate Enrollment (PowerPoint Presentation)

This powerpoint provides an overview of the federal framework ensuring stability for students in foster care and the Every Student Succeeds Act provisions related to best interest determinations and immediate enrollment. For students in foster care, if it is not in a student's best interest to...

Number of views: 27
Date created: 12/15/2016 - 16:22

Ensuring Educational Stability for Children in Foster Care: Transportation Procedures

This presentation provides an overview of the federal framework ensuring stability for students in foster care, with a focus on the Every Student Succeeds Act provisions that are related to transportation. Local education agencies must provide assurances of collaboration with their state or child...

Number of views: 17
Date created: 12/15/2016 - 16:09

Overview of Proposed Title I Regulations: Supplement not Supplant

A powerpoint presentation was released to accompany the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Title I, Part A regulations. This powerpoint describes the different statutory requirements and how states and local education agencies can demonstrate compliance to each requirement.  

Type: Knowledge
Number of views: 15
Date created: 12/15/2016 - 15:41

Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as Amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act—Innovative Assessment Demonstration Authority: A Proposed Rule by the Education Department on 7/11/2016

As part of the authorization of the Every Student Succeeds Act, the U.S. Department of Education released proposed regulations regarding the supplement not supplant provision of Title I, Part B. These regulations provide stipulations for states, or a consortium of states, regarding the use of...

Type: Guidance
Number of views: 8
Date created: 12/15/2016 - 15:19

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