In an age of ESSA and regulation unknowns, the best thing to do right now is to advocate for yourself.
Final state plans are due by April 4. Here’s the advice that came out of the Lilead Fellows community meeting at Midwinter.
State education agencies are trying to find solutions to problems in this new ESSA environment. If you don’t bring the librarian perspective to the next version of the draft, no one else will.
The Every Student Succeeds Act is all about implementation now, and it’s critical that media specialists have a place at the table.
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Rosen Publishing and EveryLibrary are doing pro-bono consulting to state level school library stakeholders for ESSA implementation planning.
A petition to urge implementation of ESSA provisions is gathering steam, while serving an important additional function.