The Every Student Succeeds Act: How ESSA Advances on Learner-Centered Education

The following post was written by Lexi Barrett, America Forward's Policy Director. Yesterday, the President signed a historic piece of legislation to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) called the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The ESSA includes a number of America Forward K-12 education priorities to help ensure all students have access to a high-quality education that