Category: KATHLEEN’S CORNER

New Features of ESSA

Kathleen discusses the new features and concepts of ESSA.  “What ESSA really supports and facilitates and explores is equal access to high quality education for all students, especially English Language Learners.”

Develop a Plan Now for ESSA

Kathleen discusses ways to approach and develop a plan for changes under the new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). This is the year to start developing a plan. "For the first time..and this is really exciting news, Congress has really said...

Kathleen Leos Endorses Project ELL

Kathleen Leos, former Assistant Deputy Secretary and Director to the US Department of Education's Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) and current CEO of Global Institute for Language and Literacy Development (GILD), discusses the importance of our program as well...

Beyond Compliance

Kathleen Leos discusses some of the changes under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) bill and concepts occurring during the development of the regulation process, along with how it takes us beyond compliance. "One of key factors in the bill...