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State Submits Plan to Comply with Federal ESSA Education Law

Perhaps overshadowed by all the focus this week on the 2017-19 state budget was the submission by the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) of Wisconsin’s Consolidated State Plan under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).  As required by federal law, Wisconsin submitted its plan to the U.S. Department of Education on the deadline date of last Monday (Sept. 18).

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State Supt: Test Results Should Be Minimized in Educator Evaluations

eversState Superintendent Tony Evers issued a statement Dec. 21 asking for change in state law to minimize the use of state standardized test results in the evaluation of educators.

In the statement Evers says he believes there is too much emphasis on standardized tests and the new federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act, gives states the option to use local data in place of state test results in the Educator Effectiveness System.