Diane M. Douglas
Superintendent of Public Instruction
Diane M. Douglas

Every Student Succeeds Act



  • Is the federal law that allows the U.S. Government to support both national and local education goals with grants and other resources.
  • Expands access to high-quality preschool.
  • Gives back to the states the power to identify the schools that need the most help.
  • Lets states determine how to measure student and school success.
  • Supports college- and career-ready standards.
  • Replaces No Child Left Behind (NCLB).
  • ESSA is also the third iteration, or extension, of the 1965 Elementary and Secondary Education Act.


An Overview of the Every Student Succeeds Act

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