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The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) held another Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) listening session on Wednesday, May 11. The focus of the MDE session was on “Social-Emotional Learning, School Climate and Healthy Learning Environments.” The importance of this topic was evident not only by the large number of interested…

The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) hosted two more of its Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Topic Meetings this week at its office in Roseville. MSBA’s Government Relations staff attended both meetings, please see their highlights below. Monday, May 2: Foster Care and Homeless Youth The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act ensures…

Information courtesy of the National School Boards Association The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Negotiated Rulemaking Committee finished their second session Friday, but did not come to an agreement on any of the issues except for Computer Adaptive Testing (CAT).  The committe will reconvene for a third session on April 18…

Source: National School Boards Association (NSBA) President Barack Obama released his fiscal year 2017 budget request to Congress — the eighth and final of his presidency — which includes investments to improve academic achievement, empower students with the computer science skills needed for a 21st century economy, and expand access…

Source: U.S. Department of Education  The U.S. Secretary of Education is soliciting advice and recommendations from interested parties prior to publishing proposed regulations to implement programs under Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended. Programs under Title I are designed to help disadvantaged children meet high academic…

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