Press Releases

 
09/25/15: CCSSO Executive Director is ‘enthusiastic’ on ESEA reauthorization

In light of the news that Speaker Boehner is stepping down, Chris Minnich, executive director of the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), said he is enthusiastic about ESEA reauthorization.

 
09/09/15: New Hampshire Chief Joins CCSSO Board of Directors

The Council of Chief State School Officers today announced New Hampshire Commissioner of Education Virginia Barry will join its 2014-2015 Board of Directors.

 
09/08/15: CCSSO and NPBEA Announce Working Group to Finalize Refreshed Standards for Education Leaders

A working group of education professionals has been formed to finalize refreshed standards for education leaders, which aim to ensure district and school leaders are able to improve student achievement and meet new, higher expectations.

 
09/03/15: Alabama Chief Joins CCSSO Board of Directors

The Council of Chief State School Officers today announced Alabama Superintendent Thomas Bice is joining its 2014-2015 Board of Directors.

 
08/28/15: CCSSO Executive Director's Statement on Maryland Chief’s Announcement

Maryland Superintendent announced today that she is resigning from that position.

 
08/21/15: CCSSO Releases Competencies for Personalized Teaching

The Council of Chief State School Officers and Jobs for the Future have developed a set of teacher competencies that any teacher, school, district or state can use during professional learning opportunities or in educator development programs.

 
08/12/15: CCSSO Executive Director Issues Statement on NY Results

Today, New York state released the results of its Spring 2015 assessments in mathematics and English language arts. This is the third year New York has administered assessments in grades 3-8 aligned with the Common Core State Standards.

 
08/10/15: CCSSO Proposes SXSWedu Sessions

The Council of Chief State School Officers proposed multiple sessions for the 2016 SXSWedu® Conference & Festival, ranging from personalized learning to digital resources.

 
07/30/15: CCSSO Commends Latest Action on ESEA

CCSSO today commended Chairman Lamar Alexander and Sen. Patty Murray and Chairman John Kline and Rep. Robert C. "Bobby" Scott for quickly moving to advance reauthorization of the ESEA.

 
07/22/15: CCSSO Joins National Education Groups to Urge Further Action on ESEA

The Council of Chief State School Officers joined nine other education groups to call on Congress to keep the momentum to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act this year.