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Fostering Academic Success for All

By: Karla Phillips and Jesse Hahnel. The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) expands the focus of K12 student success to include provisions specifically for foster youth, as part of the effort to ensure that success can occur for ALL students.

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ESSA: From Compliance to Opportunity

By: Samantha Tankersley. While there are numerous provisions within ESSA to meet a variety of state priorities, ExcelinEd provides a closer explanation of two important provisions: the Direct Student Services provision and the Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants.