Press Releases

 
09/21/17: CCSSO Releases Statement on Approval of Massachusetts’s ESSA Plan

CCSSO releases a statement on the approval of Massachusetts’s plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

 
09/21/17: CCSSO to Host Discussion on How States Are Leading in the Age of ESSA

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) announced it is hosting a panel discussion on Monday, October 2 on how state chiefs are leading under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

 
09/18/17: States Submitting ESSA-Aligned Plans for Student Success

Today marks the second round of states submitting plans aligned to the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), putting forth visions for their state education systems that were crafted with their parents, educators and students.

 
09/14/17: CCSSO Releases Statement on House Funding Bill

CCSSO released a statement on the House bill that includes the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (LHHS) appropriations measure for Fiscal Year 2018.

 
09/13/17: CCSSO Releases Playbook for Transforming Educator Preparation

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) today released Transforming Educator Preparation: Lessons Learned from Leading States, a playbook offering specific steps states can take to improve educator preparation.

 
09/07/17: CCSSO Releases Statement on Senate Appropriations Bill

Chris Minnich, executive director of the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), released a statement after the Senate Appropriations Committee approved its funding bill.

 
09/07/17: CCSSO, JFF Release Knowledge, Skills and Dispositions for Learner-Centered Leaders

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) and Jobs for the Future (JFF) today released Leadership Competencies for Learner-Centered, Personalized Education, a resource that serves as a first step in identifying the knowledge, skills, and dispositions leaders must master in order to build and sustain learner-centered, personalized schools and learning environments.

 
09/07/17: CCSSO Releases Statement on Approval of Arizona’s ESSA Plan

The U.S. Department of Education announced it has approved Arizona’s plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The Department has now approved plans for 13 states and the District of Columbia.

 
09/01/17: CCSSO Releases Statement on Approval of North Dakota’s ESSA Plan

CCSSO released a statement on the approval of North Dakota's plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

 
08/31/17: CCSSO Releases Statement on California's ESSA Plan

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) released the following statement about the draft of California’s plan aligned with the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).