From ESSA Plans to Implementation: A Look at Fifty State Plans and Opportunities to Advance Effective School Improvement

Are you still wondering what is in state ESSA plans? Or what might change in schools as a result?

The American Institutes for Research (AIR) and EducationCounsel conducted a conversation with policy experts, researchers, and practitioners who will share their insights in order to inform planning and decision-making at the local and state levels. Experts from both organizations met to discuss the trends across ESSA plans and what must come next to significantly improve outcomes for students among lowest-performing schools.



Opening Remarks

Jack Buckley, Senior Vice President, AIR


Scott Palmer, Managing Partner, EducationCounsel


Jessica Johnson, Senior Vice President, AIR

Monique Chism, Vice President, AIR

Kathryn Young, Senior Policy Advisor, EducationCounsel

Dan Gordon, Senior Legal and Policy Advisor, EducationCounsel

About AIR and EducationCounsel

AIR and EducationCounsel are separately conducting in-depth reviews of state ESSA plans and documenting trends from our analyses to share with policymakers and education stakeholders across the country. Each organization has undertaken a review of all the state ESSA plans that were submitted to the U.S. Department of Education across a wide range of issues.

Event Information

May 14, 2018
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET