With the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and its requirement to include a fifth, non-academic measure in state accountability systems, states have an unprecedented opportunity to consider the various elements that contribute to student success.
In September, the American Youth Policy Forum hosted a Capitol Hill Forum in Washington, DC focused on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Considerations for ESSA's Non-Academic Indicator: Bridging Research, Practice and Policy was moderated by Caitlin Emma of Politico and featured the Weikart Center's Charles Smith.
Read Charles Smith's blog post
about this discussion.