The Every Student Succeeds Act and what it means for your child

Back to Basics motto is Aim High!The House just passed the Every Student Succeeds Act with a final vote of 359-64. Now, the legislation is now headed to the Senate.

But, what exactly is the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)?

The Every Student Succeeds Act, or ESSA, is geared toward improving K through 12th grade public education.

According to a recent article in the Atlanta Joural-Constitution, “ESSA returns more control to states, although it does not boot the feds out of education entirely as some members of Congress wanted. Annual math and reading tests are still required in grades 3 through 8 and once in …