ESSA and Right to Know
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was signed into law in December, 2015, reauthorizes the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1956 (ESEA) which includes right to know requests. These regulations allow you to learn more about your child’s teachers’ training and credentials. Parents and family members may request the following information:
Parents and family members may request information on policies regarding student participation in assessments and procedures for opting out. Information on required assessments includes:
If you would like to receive specific information about your child’s teacher, please contact your school’s principal. For general information about ESSA, please contact Dr. Tammy S. Wolicki, Assistant Superintendent for Elementary Education or Dr. Mark A. Gross, Assistant Superintendent for Secondary Education.