Press Releases

 
10/28/15: CCSSO Executive Director’s Statement on 2015 NAEP Results

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) Executive Director Chris Minnich released a statement about the 2015 NAEP State and National Results in Mathematics and Reading.

 
10/26/15: CCSSO Executive Director's Statement on Student Assessment Report

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) Executive Director Chris Minnich released the following statement about a new report on student assessment from the Council of the Great City Schools.

 
10/23/15: National Policy Board Approves Final Professional Standards for Educational Leaders

The National Policy Board for Educational Administration (NPBEA) voted unanimously to approve new, refreshed standards for educational leaders.

 
10/15/15: CCSSO Executive Director's Statement on Texas Chief’s Announcement

Texas Education Commissioner Michael Williams announced today that he will step down from that position. The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) Executive Director Chris Minnich released the following statement.

 
10/02/15: CCSSO Executive Director's Statement on Secretary Arne Duncan

Chris Minnich, executive director of CCSSO, released the following statement about Secretary Duncan's departure.

 
09/28/15: CCSSO Announces State Action to Advance Career Pathways

Seventeen states are committing to reset career education by adding rigor and value to programs preparing high school graduates for high-skilled, high-demand jobs.

 
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.