The House Select Committee on Education Strategy and Practices met last week and talked about the Every Student Succeeds Act for the finale of the two-day meeting.
ESSA is the successor to the Bush-era No Child Left Behind law, and lawmakers heard from a couple of experts about the laws’ implications for states.
First, Lee Posey, the federal affairs counsel for the National Council of State Legislatures, gave lawmakers a briefing about what ESSA means for North Carolina. Below is the video. Here is the document from her presentation.
The last presentation came from Claire Voorhees, the director of K-12 reform at the Foundation for Excellence in Education. She talked to lawmakers about the state’s role in ESSA. Below is the video, and here is the document of her presentation.