Press Releases

 
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).

 
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.