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Immediate Action Requested on Proposed ESSA Regulations

07.25.2016 — AASA has sent an alert on the proposed U.S. Department of Education rules related to ESSA. Please see below and submit comments before the August 1 deadline!
AASA Call To Action: ESSA Accountability

 

Earlier this summer, the U.S. Department of Education released their proposed regulation for the accountability and state plans provisions under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). These regulations, once final, will guide the implementation of the ESSA accountability provision. Now is the time to weigh in, to provide feedback for the department to consider as they review and revise the proposal into its final form.

AASA reviewed the proposed regulation and shared this summary and analysis last month. This call to action is designed to support AASA members in their work to respond to this proposal.

Call to Action: Your voice matters. Please take the time to personalize the template form. Insert you district letterhead, and follow the prompts (in italics) in the template for types of information to share to personalize the response. Feel free to add on or remove content based on your read of the regulations and our analysis. The important thing is that you weigh in. All comments must be filed by August 1, 2016. 

  1. Access AASA’s template response.
  2. Personalize the draft letter as appropriate, including district/association letterhead.
  3. Save the form.

Submit the form. You can submit it through the regulations.gov online portal OR email it to Noelle Ellerson at AASA to file for you. In your email, sent no later than Thursday, July 28, please use the subject line “File ESSA Comments” and list your name, title, district/association, street address, and email address.