Here is an urgent action alert from COPAA to save ESSA from repeal. ACT NOW – before February 17, 2017!
Tell the Senate to vote NO on Resolution to Rollback ESSA Accountability Regulations this week!
ISSUE: Congress passed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) with broad bipartisan support in late 2015. Implementation is not yet underway as states were given time to develop their plans. Unfortunately, last week, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to overturn important regulations made final in late 2016 that assure state accountability systems under the ESSA include key components advocated for by COPAA. If the Senate also votes to overturn the regulations and that bill is signed by President Trump, states will then only be held to ESSA’s statutory language which could result in reduced accountability for all students, including students with disabilities.
Senators need to hear from you now! Below is a full explanation of the importance of ESSA.