In December of 2015, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) in order to correct past attempts to fix our educational system. Dr. Andrea Ramirez, Executive Director of the Faith and Education Coalition-NHCLC, understands its practical implications and offers 3 big takeaways for Christian faith leaders working in Latino communities. Find out how to partner with Dr. Ramirez at http://faithandeducation.com [Girien Salazar, Deputy Director of the Faith and Education Coalition-NHCLC]
This month the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), a bipartisan bill designed to course-correct past attempts to fix our educational system. While the Act is far from perfect, those who care deeply about education equity and biblical justice have much to celebrate.
Designed as part of a repeal-and-replace effort directed at No Child Left Behind (NCLB), the 2001 law from which 43 states and the District of Columbia have been granted exemptions…Read entire article, “3 Reasons Christians Can Celebrate the ‘Every Student Succeeds Act’” by clicking here: http://www.christianpost.com/news/children-education-every-student-succeeds-act-government-public-schools-153065/