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Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

GUIDANCE

DRAFT Title I, Part A Equitable Services Updated Non-Regulatory Guidance (March 11, 2019)
This document addresses the changes that the Every Student Succeeds Act made to the Title I, Part A equitable services requirements in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. This document is posted for stakeholder review and comment through March 26, 2019. We ask that you refrain from providing line edits. Instead, please submit substantive comments about the content of the draft, including feedback on any additional topics you would like to see included, to EquitableServices@ed.gov by March 26, 2019. We will consider comments in making revisions but will not provide responses to individual comments.

ESSA Fiscal Changes and Equitable Services Guidance (November 21, 2016)

ESSA Title IV, Part A Guidance – Student Support and Academic Enrichment Program (October 21, 2016)

ESSA Early Learning Guidance (October 20, 2016)

ESSA Title II, Part A Guidance – Supporting Educators (September 27, 2016)

ESSA Title III Guidance – English Learners (September 23, 2016)

ESSA Transition FAQs (Updated June 29, 2016)

Policy Letters

Letter to Congress regarding Non-enforcement of ESEA Provision Regarding the Restriction of Religious Organizations as Contract Providers of Equitable Services (March 11, 2019) – Fact Sheet

Letter to SEAs regarding Ombudsman (April 6, 2017)

ESSA Dear Colleague Letter (January 28, 2016)

Dear Colleague Letter on ESSA State Plans (November 29, 2016)

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

PowerPoint Presentations

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) (December 2015)
ESSA Equitable Services Webinar Slides (1-31-17)

Webinars

ESSA Equitable Services Non-Regulatory Guidance (1-31-17) Webinar RecordingTranscript

ESSA Title II, Part A Non-Regulatory Guidance (10-13-16) Webinar SlidesAudio Recording

ESSA Title III, Part A Non-Regulatory Guidance (10-5-16) Webinar SlidesAudio Recording

ESSA Title IV, Part A Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) Grants Webinars and Resources

LAW AND REGULATIONS

Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act

Final Regulations

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

U.S. Department of Education’s Elementary and Secondary Education Act (Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015) Page

Equitable Services Comparison Chart: Comparing the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 to the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001

Ombudsman Directory

Ombudsman Corner (Resources specifically for Ombudsmen)


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