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. 

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

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Highlights of Final Regulations on Accountability Systems, Report Cards, and State Plans

On November 28, 2016, the U.S. Department of Education published final regulations amending parts 200 and 299 of Title 32 of the Code of Federal Regulations. These regulations, effective on January 30, 2017, establish new rules for statewide accountability systems, state and local educational...

Type: Knowledge
Number of views: 52
Date created: 12/12/2016 - 09:01

Significant Changes: ESSA Accountability and State Plan Regulations—Notice of Proposed Rulemaking vs. Final Regulation

This resource provides a table summarizing significant changes between the original Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) and the final regulations for ESSA accountability and state plans.

Type: Knowledge
Number of views: 18
Date created: 12/12/2016 - 08:46

Final Regulations on ESSA Accountability and State Plans Memorandum

This memorandum describes the major changes included in the final accountability and State plan regulations, when compared to the original Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) published in the Federal Register on May 31, 2016. In each specific topic area, the proposed regulations are first...

Type: Knowledge
Number of views: 13
Date created: 12/12/2016 - 08:41

States' Content Standards Revision Processes

As states examine efforts to ensure college and career readiness for all students, review and possible revision of their content standards may be part of these efforts. Based on questions CSAI has received regarding how states undergo the process of revising content standards, a report was created...

Type: Knowledge
Number of views: 153
Date created: 12/09/2016 - 09:47

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