Press Releases

 
11/19/16: CCSSO Welcomes New President and Board of Directors

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) today announced its 2016-2017 Board of Directors.

 
11/10/16: CCSSO Releases Statement on Election Results

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) Executive Director Chris Minnich released the following statement after the election on November 8, 2016.

 
11/01/16: CCSSO Releases Alternate Proposal on Supplement not Supplant Rule

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) today released alternate language for the supplement, not supplant proposed rule, under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

 
10/27/16: NAEP Science Scores on 'The Right Track'

In a statement released today, CCSSO's executive director applauded the progress made in science across the country, but recognizes more work is necessary to help all kids succeed.

 
10/13/16: CCSSO and the Aspen Institute Release New State Framework for Advancing Equity through ESSA

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) and the Aspen Institute Education & Society Program today released a new framework to help all states as they work to advance equity in education through the implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

 
10/12/16: CCSSO Releases Statement on Higher Education Act Regulations

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) today released a statement on the U.S. Department of Education's Higher Education Act regulations.

 
09/28/16: CCSSO Releases RFP for Website Redesign

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) this week released a Request for Proposals for the redesign of its website, www.ccsso.org.

 
09/23/16: CCSSO Supports Efforts to Expand OER

This week, CCSSO voiced support for the U.S. Department of Education’s proposed rule on an open licensing requirement for direct grant programs.

 
09/23/16: State Leaders Pleased with Guidance for English Learners under ESSA

The U.S. Department of Education today released non-regulatory guidance on English Learners and Title III under the Every Student Succeeds Act, and CCSSO is pleased that this guidance will support the important work already underway in states today.

 
09/21/16: Nevada Superintendent Urges Department to Revise Proposed ESSA Regulations

Steve Canavero Nevada Superintendent and Council of Chief State School Officers member, is testifying today in a subcommittee of the U.S. House Education and the Workforce Committee to urge the U.S. Department of Education to reconsider its proposed regulations on the supplement not supplant provisions of the Every Student Succeeds Act.