Making ESSA’s Equity Promise Real: State Strategies to Close the Opportunity Gap

Published By
Learning Policy Institute

This report, a follow-up to the Learning Policy Institute’s 2017 report Advancing Educational Equity for Underserved Youth, describes which states have used their ESSA plans to focus on measuring and advancing the following goals: reduce student suspension rates, build a positive school climate, reduce chronic absenteeism rates, implement an extended-year graduation rate, and expand access to a college- and career-ready curriculum.