The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA): What It Means for Schools, Systems, and States

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA): What It Means for Schools, Systems, and States

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781682530139
Publisher: Harvard Education Press
Publication date: 02/28/2017
Series: Educational Innovations Series
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Frederick M. Hess is director of education policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute. Max Eden is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute.

Table of Contents

Introduction Frederick M. Hess Max Eden 1

1 From ESEA to NCLB: The Growth of the Federal Role and the Shift to Accountability Patrick McGuinn 13

2 From NCLB to ESSA: Lessons Learned or Politics Reaffirmed? Jeffrey R. Henig David M. Houston Melissa Arnold Lyon 29

3 How ESSA Passed: The Inside Scoop Alyson Klein 43

4 What ESSA Says: Continuities and Departures Charles Barone 59

5 The Case for ESSA: A Proper Balance Martin West 75

6 The Case Against ESSA: A Very Limited Law Chad Aldeman 91

7 ESSA and State Capacity: Can the States Take Accountability Seriously? Arnold F. Shober 107

8 ESSA and State Policy: What's Next for Education Policy? Ashley Jochim 121

9 ESSA and Urban Public Schools: Ambivalence and Opportunity Michael Casserly 137

10 From ESEA to ESSA: Progress or Regress? Cynthia G. Brown 153

11 From ESEA to ESSA: Fifty Fast Years Chester E. Finn, Jr. 171

Conclusion Frederick M. Hess Max Eden 187

Afterword: Anticipating the Outcome of ESSA's Rorschach Test Mitchell D. Chester 199

Notes 207

Acknowledgments 223

About the Editors 225

About the Contributors 227

Index 233

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