ESSA

21 06, 2018

4 SEL Funding Opportunities in the 2018 Federal Education Budget

By |2019-01-28T19:36:06+00:00June 21st, 2018|ESSA, Funding, Legislative|Comments Off on 4 SEL Funding Opportunities in the 2018 Federal Education Budget

Earlier this spring, Congress passed the Federal Education Budget to fund schools for the remainder of this fiscal year (through September 30, 2018). Surprisingly, many federal education programs received funding increases. This is good news for social and emotional learning (SEL), since more money has opened up to support SEL initiatives. As you plan for [...]

22 02, 2018

How are States Incorporating SEL into their ESSA Frameworks?

By |2020-09-21T15:35:46+00:00February 22nd, 2018|ESSA, SEL Integration|Comments Off on How are States Incorporating SEL into their ESSA Frameworks?

How States are Incorporating SEL into their ESSA Frameworks — Part Two The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) provides valuable funding opportunities for social and emotional learning (SEL), and states are prioritizing SEL in different ways. This week we are looking at how three states — Colorado, Kansas, and Pennsylvania — are embedding SEL into [...]

8 02, 2018

Meeting ESSA Title IV Requirements with the DESSA

By |2020-09-21T15:37:41+00:00February 8th, 2018|DESSA, ESSA, Legislative|Comments Off on Meeting ESSA Title IV Requirements with the DESSA

Meet ESSA Title IV SEL Requirements It happens every spring. As schools begin planning next year’s budgets, we are approached with questions from educators who are sold on Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and are looking for ways to fund it for the following year. We’ve previously shared tips on how to leverage Title IV [...]

9 11, 2017

How are States Incorporating SEL into their ESSA Frameworks?

By |2019-01-29T20:28:31+00:00November 9th, 2017|ESSA, Legislative, SEL Integration|Comments Off on How are States Incorporating SEL into their ESSA Frameworks?

There are many ways states have integrated social and emotional learning (SEL) in their new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plans. Here is a snapshot of the ways a few states ─ Illinois, Washington, and Wisconsin ─ are embedding SEL in their ESSA plans. Consider these examples as you think through ways to expand your [...]

20 07, 2017

6 Ways to Leverage ESSA Funds: Improving Professional Development with SEL

By |2019-01-29T20:35:34+00:00July 20th, 2017|ESSA, Funding, Professional Development|Comments Off on 6 Ways to Leverage ESSA Funds: Improving Professional Development with SEL

What is one of the most impactful things we can do to improve education for all students? Ensure our educators are knowledgeable and adept at their jobs by providing relevant, impactful professional development. States are realizing that the traditional one-day workshop model can be dramatically strengthened by implementing comprehensive professional development that fosters a culture [...]

2 03, 2017

Social & Emotional Learning: A Preferred “Other Indicator” for ESSA

By |2019-01-29T20:42:40+00:00March 2nd, 2017|ESSA, Legislative|Comments Off on Social & Emotional Learning: A Preferred “Other Indicator” for ESSA

Schools across the country are ramping up for The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), a new federal mandate that goes into effect this fall. ESSA will replace No Child Left Behind, a federal law passed in 2002 to help bridge the academic achievement gap in our nation’s public school system. In addition to measuring academic [...]