EVERY STUDENT SUCCEEDS ACT (ESSA)

CONTACT :: Lou Fabrizio and Donna Brown

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Every Student Succeeds Act Approved in December 2015
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is the latest reauthorization of the 1965 Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and was approved by the U.S. Congress and signed into law in December 2015. ESSA reauthorizes the nation’s national education law and longstanding commitment to equal opportunity for all students and replaces the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.

NEW!! State Plan for the ESSA Submitted to the U.S. Department of Education
The NCDPI staff are pleased to inform you that the Consolidated State Plan for the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is available at the link below. This plan serves as the state's application for funds authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) as reauthorized under ESSA in accordance with the requirements of the template issued by the U.S. Department of Education.


NEW!! State Plan for the ESSA (submitted on Sept. 18, 2017)
(pdf, 6.5mb)

Theory of Action
(pdf, 319kb)


Full text of the ESSA
(pdf, 970kb)


Full text of the ESEA, as amended by the ESSA
(pdf, 1mb)