On December 10, 2015, President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), reauthorizing the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and replacing the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), the 2001 reauthorization of ESEA.
Michigan’s ESSA plan is drafted and open for public comment through March 16, 2017.
Review the draft plan and all supporting documents through the links below.
- Michigan Releases Draft State ESSA Plan for Final Public Comment
- Overview of Michigan ESSA Consolidated Plan Draft (2.14.17)
- Michigan ESSA Consolidated Plan – Draft for Public Comment (2.14.17)
Additional supporting documents:
- Stakeholder Engagement Activities in the Development of Michigan ESSA Plan Draft (2.14.17) – a brief summarizing the multiple forms of public engagement that informed the development of Michigan’s ESSA Plan
- Presentation to SBE on 2/14/17 regarding Michigan ESSA Consolidated Plan Draft
- Michigan ESSA Consolidated Plan Draft-Master Slide Deck (2.14.17) – a comprehensive PowerPoint about Michigan’s ESSA Plan
Individuals and organizations are invited to review the plan and submit comments through the following channels:
- Email comments to MDE-ESSA@michigan.gov
- Mail comments to ESSA State Plan Comments, Michigan Department of Education, Office of the State Superintendent, P.O. Box 30008, Lansing, MI 48909
All comments must arrive at MDE no later than close of business on March 16, 2017. We request that comments reflecting the official position of a group or organization be provided on organization letterhead, indicating specific areas of support or concern with various aspects of the plan.
MDE intends to submit the final plan to the U.S. Department of Education for review on April 3, 2017.