Current News

06/30/16: CCSSO Releases Stakeholder Engagement Guide

CCSSO released a Stakeholder Engagement Guide to assist states in engaging with stakeholders to develop and implement their ESSA plans.

06/30/16: Amazon Launching Education Resource Site

Amazon is launching an educational resource website, Amazon Inspire, to provide educators with free and open educational resources

06/02/16: NASBE Launches Online State Policy Database

The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) has launched its State Policy Database, an online collection of regulations and practices that govern state education systems in all states and U.S. territories.

05/04/16: Connecticut Launches Data Portal

The Connecticut Department of Education launches an interactive data portal to increase transparency and streamline online access to school information.

//: Data Quality Campaign releases "Time to Act: Making Data Work for Students" report

The Data Quality Campaign releases "Time to Act: Making Data Work for Students" report which outlines policy recommendations for states in using education data.

04/06/16: NASBE Releases Report on Student Data Privacy

The National Association of State Boards of Education released a report on seven lessons for policymakers on drafting and implementing student data privacy laws.

03/02/16: Increase in PTAC Funding

The final FY16 budget increased PTAC funding including new full-time employees

//: CCSSO Announces SXSWedu Sessions on Career Readiness, Teaching and Personalized Learning

CCSSO announces sessions on how Louisiana's state chief is elevating career readiness, how the 2015 National Teacher of the Year incorporates student voice into the classroom and how schools can build a personalized learning educator.

03/02/16: New ESSA Resources

CCSSO has posted updated resources for states education agencies regarding ESSA

02/08/16: Webinar: New Skills for Youth Information Session for All States

CCSSO, in partnership with Education Strategy Group, will host an optional webinar for states not currently participating in CCSSO’s Career Readiness Initiative but interested in applying for the New Skills for Youth grant opportunity.