• icon iconIs the federal law that allows the U.S. Government to support both national and local education goals with grants and other resources.
  • icon iconExpands access to high-quality preschool.
  • icon iconGives back to the states the power to identify the schools that need the most help.
  • icon iconLets states determine how to measure student and school success.
  • icon iconSupports college- and career-ready standards.
  • icon iconReplaces No Child Left Behind (NCLB).
  • icon iconESSA is also the latest iteration, or extension, of the 1965 Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

Arizona ESSA Plan - Submitted May 2017
Arizona ESSA Plan – Submitted May 2017

In March 2017, the U.S. Department of Education issued a revised template for submitting state plans.

This version of Arizona’s state plan (submitted in May 2017) includes additional information regarding A-F accountability and more detailed long-term goals.