The ESSA Opportunity

National Network of State Teachers of the Year

A new video series by the National Network of State Teachers of the Year (NNSTOY) offers strategies for educators to work with policymakers to shape education policies under the Every Student Succeeds Act. “The success of the Every Student Succeeds Act depends on deep educator engagement,” says NNSTOY President Katherine Bassett. “These videos… contain great strategies for teacher leaders to get in the game.” ESSA provides educators an opportunity to build on the success high, comparable education standards are having. With greater flexibility, “states have a responsibility to remain committed to the success of our students,” Delaware Governor Jack Markell explains. “When given the chance, our students can rise to the challenge.”

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