Press Releases

 
01/25/17: CCSSO, CEEDAR Release Guidance for Principals to Improve Outcomes for Students with Disabilities

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) and the Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability, and Reform (CEEDAR) Center today released PSEL 2015 and Promoting Principal Leadership for the Success of Students with Disabilities, which outlines key steps every state can take to ensure all school principals are prepared to create and lead learning environments that meet the needs of struggling learners with a particular focus on students with disabilities.

 
01/12/17: Pennsylvania Chief Joins CCSSO Board of Directors

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) today announced Pennsylvania Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera will join its 2016-2017 Board of Directors.

 
01/11/17: JPMorgan Chase and CCSSO Announce $20 Million to Improve Career Education for Young People in 10 U.S. States

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced $20 million in grants to 10 U.S. states to dramatically increase the number of students who graduate from high school prepared for careers.

 
01/09/17: CCSSO Announces Four Finalists for 2017 National Teacher of the Year Award

Finalists for Nation’s Top Teaching Honor from CA, MD, MA and WI

 
12/13/16: CCSSO Steps Up Support to States to Elevate School Leadership

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) launched an online guide to help states take advantage of new funding opportunities under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) to invest in and elevate school leadership.

 
11/28/16: CCSSO Releases Statement on Accountability Regulations

CCSSO released a statement today about the final regulations for the school accountability, data reporting, and state plan provisions of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

 
11/23/16: CCSSO Issues Statement on U.S. Secretary of Education Appointment

CCSSO issues a statement on President-Elect Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. Secretary of Education.

 
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).