ESSA and Digital Learning: Closing the Digital Accessibility Gap

Jillian Reynolds

Image of The Ten Series coverThere’s unprecedented opportunity for state and local educators to invest in digital tools and professional development to transform teaching and learning. Rapidly evolving technology has provided new ways for all students, including those with disabilities to learn and for educators, students, and their families to interact. At the same time, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) provides an impetus for educators to reshape their technology initiatives to account for the intersection of accessibility, educational technology, and assistive technology.

How should educators approach this opportunity—and ensure that all learners, including those with disabilities and limited English proficiency, can access digital learning? What is important for educators to consider when purchasing new technology?

The latest edition of The Ten Series answers 10 of the most asked questions from key stakeholders, including state and district leaders, educators, and families.