Press Releases

 
12/07/15: New, First-Ever Standards for Supervisors of School Principals Aim to Change the Position from Compliance Officer to Coach

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) has released new standards that provide a clear, practical definition of what the supervisors of school principals should know and be able to do to improve the effectiveness of principals.

 
12/02/15: CCSSO Applauds House Passage of Every Student Succeeds Act

CCSSO applauds the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday for approving the Every Student Succeeds Act, a bipartisan bill to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).

 
11/30/15: Every Student Succeeds Act is ‘critical step forward’

The Executive Director of the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) says the introduction of the Every Student Succeeds Act is a “critical step forward” to reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) this year.

 
11/30/15: State Education Leaders Voice Support for ESEA Reauthorization

State education chiefs have voiced support for the approved framework that will shape a bill to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

 
11/23/15: CCSSO and National Policy Board Release New, Final Standards for Educational Leaders

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) and the National Policy Board for Educational Administration (NPBEA) released new, final refreshed standards for educational leaders.

 
11/21/15: CCSSO Welcomes 2015 President and Board of Directors

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) today announced its 2015-2016 Board of Directors.

 
11/19/15: CCSSO Executive Director Releases Statement on Latest ESEA Action

Chris Minnich, the Executive Director of the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), released the following statement about the bipartisan, bicameral ESEA conference committee vote to approve the reauthorization framework prepared by the Chairs and Ranking Members of the U.S. House Education and the Workforce Committee and the Senate HELP Committee.

 
11/16/15: CCSSO Executive Director Issues Statement on Latest ESEA Development

CCSSO Executive Director Chris Minnich released a statement on the progress Congress is making to update the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).

 
11/12/15: CCSSO Executive Director Releases Statement on PARCC Announcement

The Council of Chief State School Officers today released a statement from Executive Director Chris Minnich about PARCC's decision to give states new options for accessing its testing items.

 
11/10/15: CCSSO Executive Director Releases Statement on TeachStrong

The Council of Chief State School Officers Executive Director Chris Minnich released the following statement about the effort.