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State Responsibilities and Opportunities for School Improvement under the Every Student Succeeds Act

This PSA report, developed for the Council of Chief State School Officers, gathers timely information across states on their school improvement efforts under ESSA. It provides information, examples, and resources intended to be useful for state leaders and their partners in carrying out state visions for improving schools, including those identified through state accountability systems.

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Evaluation of Children's Aid i3-funded Parent Leadership Institute discussed at INET

Community context plays a critical role in the integration of externally-developed parent engagement models into schools. This report presents findings from PSA’s evaluation of the Children’s Aid Parent Leadership Institute (PLI) and describes lessons learned from parent engagement coordinators’ efforts to balance the PLI’s core components with parents’ interests and principals’ visions for parent engagement in their schools.

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