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ESSA Update: September 5, 2017

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Update includes information regarding California's transition to the new federal education law.

SBE September 2017 Meeting ESSA-Related Agenda Items Including State Plan Approval for Submission

The State Board of Education (SBE) will address the agenda items below related to the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) at its meeting, September 13–14, 2017.

Of particular interest to listserv subscribers will be Item 04. This item includes an overview of stakeholder feedback received on the August 2017 draft of the State Plan and staff recommendations regarding proposed revisions to the State Plan based on this stakeholder feedback. The SBE will be asked to approve these final revisions in order to submit the plan to the U.S. Department of Education on September 18.

More information regarding the meeting, including instructions for providing public comment, are provided below. To view the meeting agenda or watch the live webcast, please visit the SBE Meeting for September 2017 Web page.

SBE September 2017 Meeting Agenda Items Related to ESSA

Item 02 (DOC; 1MB)
Subject: Developing an Integrated Local, State, and Federal Accountability and Continuous Improvement System: Approval of the Recommended Revisions to the Calculations of the State Indicators for the Fall 2017 Dashboard Release; Update on Local Indicators; and Update on the California School Dashboard.
Type of Action: Action, Information

Item 03 (DOC)
Subject: Update on the Development of California’s System of Support for Local Educational Agencies and Schools.
Type of Action: Action, Information

Item 04 (DOC)
Subject: Approval of the California Every Student Succeeds Act Consolidated State Plan.
Type of Action: Action, Information

State Board of Education September 1, 2017 Notification Regarding September 13–14 Meeting

The California State Board of Education (SBE) today posted the September 13-14, 2017 Board Agenda.

These updates and the full agenda are available for viewing on the SBE Agenda for September 2017 Web page or under What’s New on the main SBE Web page.

Submitting Written Comments to the SBE

Members of the public wishing to send written comments about an agenda item to the Board are asked to send an electronic copy (PDF is preferred) to no later than 12:00 Noon on Friday, September 8, 2017. If you do not meet the deadline, please provide at least 25 copies for distribution at the meeting.

Please make a clear reference to the agenda item number in your subject line.

Sign-Up Sheets for Public Speaking

Sign-up sheets for public speaking on all items will be accessible to the public both mornings of the meeting at 8:00 a.m., inside the entrance to the CDE building lobby.

Live Webcasts of SBE Meetings

Board meetings may be viewed live on the SBE Meeting Live Webcast Web page.

SBE Meeting Archives

Board meeting Webcasts are made available for public viewing on our Web site within 3-5 days following each meeting. Archives of past meetings are available on the SBE Meeting Archived Webcasts Web page.

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