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Plans in the works to improve NH schools

Author Scott Sargrad explains New Hampshire's plans to reshape its education system under ESSA and urges all state education officials to focus on supporting and modernizing schools.

As New Hampshire teachers begin to assign homework to students, state education officials are also facing an important deadline: New Hampshire is finalizing efforts to reshape the state’s education system under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

Since ESSA’s passage, states have been working to create new “accountability plans” that detail how states will identify and support struggling schools and districts, and help students make progress toward demanding learning standards.

The above excerpt was originally published in New Hampshire Union Leader. Click here to view the full article.

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Scott Sargrad

Vice President, K-12 Education Policy