ERIC Number: ED572433
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Feb
The Every Student Succeeds Act: What It Means for Schools, Systems, and States
Hess, Frederick M., Ed.; Eden, Max, Ed.
Harvard Education Press
Frederick M. Hess and Max Eden bring together a cross-section of respected academics and journalists to examine key aspects of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The Chapters appear on the table of contents as follows: (1) From ESEA to NCLB: The Growth of the Federal Role and the Shift to Accountability (Patrick McGuinn); (2) From NCLB to ESSA: Lessons Learned or Politics Reaffirmed? (Jeffrey R. Henig, David M. Houston, and Melissa Arnold Lyon); (3) How ESSA Passed: The Inside Scoop (Alyson Klein); (4) What ESSA Says: Continuities and Departures (Charles Barone); (5) The Case for ESSA: A Proper Balance (Martin West); (6) The Case Against ESSA: A Very Limited Law (Chad Aldeman(; (7) ESSA and State Capacity: Can the States Take Accountability Seriously? (Arnold F. Shober); (8) ESSA and State Policy: What's Next for Education Policy? (Ashley Jochim); (9) ESSA and Urban Public Schools: Ambivalence and Opportunity (Michael Casserly); (10) From ESEA to ESSA: Progress or Regress? (Cynthia G. Brown); and (11) From ESEA to ESSA: Fifty Fast Years (Fifty Fast Years). A Conclusion section by Frederick M. Hess and Max Eden, along with an Afterword by Mitchell D. Chester, are also included. An Index is provided.
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Federal Government, Government Role, Accountability, Politics of Education, State Policy, Educational Policy, Urban Schools, Public Schools
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: Harvard University, Graduate School of Education
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act; No Child Left Behind Act 2001