By Alyson Klein
The Every Student Succeeds Act turned three years old in December, but only recently have many districts and schools begun to experience the law’s impact.
That’s because states and districts have only just started identifying low-performing schools. Those schools are starting to create plans to fix their issues. And relatively soon, more schools are going to be identified for problems with particular groups of students. Plus, states are going to have to put all sorts of new information on their report cards, including financial transparency requirements. And states that are building brand-new tests are starting to putting that work to the test.
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