Every Student Succeeds Act

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was passed by Congress in December 2015. We'll provide highlights on the impact and implementation of this significant legislation.

Check out this piece from the National Endownment for the Arts: Goodbye ‘Core Subjects,’ Hello ‘Well-Rounded Education’.

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Parent Toolkit

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“Arts education is no longer just about finger painting. This is about giving today’s students the hands-on skills they will need to compete in today’s marketplace, one that increasingly values creativity, working together, and a capacity to bring big projects to life.” -Comptroller Scott Stringer on the release of his 2014 report, State of the Arts