Tag Archives: Parents and Families

What is the Every Student Succeeds Act?

February 19th, 2020

    The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is the federal K-12 education law of the United States. ESSA was signed into law in 2015 and replaced the previous education law called “No Child Left Behind.” ESSA extended more flexibility to States in education and laid out expectations of transparency for parents and for communities. […]

How does my state perform in education? What are some of its policies?

February 19th, 2020

Reference the “color codes” to determine how much Education Freedom your state supports. In spring 2020, this image will become an interactive map. You will be able to hover the cursor over your state on the map to discover how well your state performed on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in 4th grade […]

Where can I find my “State Report Card” website?

February 19th, 2020

ESSA requires every state to develop a concise and easily understandable “State Report Card” that is accessible online and provides parents important information on test performance in reading, math, and science. The report cards must also provide data on graduation rates, suspensions, absenteeism, teacher qualifications, and many other areas. You can look up data on […]

ED Data Express

September 4th, 2019

Aw, Snap! This site is under construction. Don’t worry. The new ED Data Express is coming soon! The site is expected to launch in Summer 2019. Please contact eddataexpress@ed.gov with any questions.

Resources – OME

September 4th, 2019

Clearinghouses Technical Assistance Resources Related Programs Clearinghouses The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) is administered by the Department, through a contract to a joint venture of the American Institutes for Research and the Campbell Collaboration. The Education Resources Information Center, (ERIC) sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education, produces the […]

Migrant Education Listserv – OME

September 4th, 2019

You are here: OESE Home > Programs/Initiatives > OME You Are Invited To Join Our Migrant Education Listserv! The Migrant Education Listserv is a free service offered by the Office of Migrant Education to keep members of the migrant education community up-to-date on information that is relevant to the Title I Migrant Education Program. The […]


August 20th, 2019

State Administered Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers Database The Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers  Annual Performance Report website can  be found at 21apr.ed.gov. Need help? Email 21apr@thetactilegroup.com or call 1-888-282-4589. We will get back to you as soon as possible within two business days. Please check back periodically for updates. […]


August 19th, 2019

Who May Apply: Local education agencies (LEAs) and institutions of higher education (IHEs) that have experienced a traumatic event of such magnitude as to severely disrupt the teaching and learning environment. In order for an LEA or IHE to qualify for funding, the organization needs to be able to demonstrate that the learning environment has […]