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Timeline and Transition: ED Established Milestones
ED has a year from the date of enactment (12.10.15) to issue final regulations. Read the final regulations, guidance, and regulatory information from ED.
Read DEED’s Comments on Proposed Regulations: Assessments (submitted 9.9.16) (pdf)
Read DEED’s Comments on Proposed Regulations: Accountability, State Plans, and Data Reporting (submitted 7.28.16) (pdf)
ESEA Flexibility Waivers end August 1, 2016.
Funds for formula programs such as Titles I-A, I-C, I-D, II-A, and III-A provided to districts for activities during the 2016-17 school year will continue to be administered in accordance with NCLB, not ESSA, based on the FY2016 Consolidated Appropriations Act passed by Congress.
Based on the accountability regulations that were finalized on November 28, 2016, the new State-designed accountability systems will take effect at the beginning of the 2018-19 school year.