State Plan Public Comment

State Plan Public Comment Period Closed - THANK YOU!

Thank you to everyone who participated in the public comment period, providing thoughtful comments, ideas and concerns on the Minnesota draft state plan via survey, email, written comment or commenting at one of our regional public meetings. A summary of comment themes is now available, or you can read the full list of public comments received during public comment period (August 1-31, 2017).

The final state plan as submitted to the U.S. Department of Education is available on the Minnesota State Plan webpage. A letter from Commissioner Cassellius summarizes the changes made between the draft plan posted on August 1 and the final plan submitted for review on September 18, 2017.

Please note:
An updated version of some chapters contain edits presented in a "track changes" format, as requested by the U.S. Department of Education, that will be submitted to the USDE on January 3, 2018. Learn more on the Minnesota State Plan page.

Draft Minnesota State ESSA Plan

Please note that the below documents are the draft state plan made available for public comment on August 1, 2017. The public comment period is closed and an updated version of the state plan edited after receiving public comment was submitted to the U.S. Department of Education on September 18, 2017. The full plan as submitted is available on the Minnesota State Plan webpage.

ESSA State Plan Executive Summary - updated 8/15/17

State Plan Introduction
Title I, Part A: Assessments
Title I, Part A: Accountability
Title I, Part A: School Support and Improvement
Title I, Part A: Access to Educators, School Conditions and School Transitions
Title I, Part C: Education of Migratory Children
Title I, Part D: Prevention/Intervention Programs for Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk Children/Youth
Title II, Part A: Supporting Effective Instruction
Title III, Part A: Support for English Learner Students
Title IV, Part A: Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants
Title IV, Part B: 21st Century Community Learning Centers
Title V, Part B: Rural and Low-Income School Program
Title VII, Subtitle B: McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act - Education for Homeless Children and Youths

Appendix A: Long-Term Goals for Academic Achievement
Appendix B: Every Student Succeeds Act Committees Membership
Appendix C: Every Student Succeeds Act Committees
Appendix D: Stakeholder Engagement, Public Meetings
Appendix E: Tribal Consultation
Appendix F: Minnesota Standardized English Learner Procedures
Appendix G: ESSA Stakeholder Engagement Report
Appendix H: Regional Meetings Report
Appendix I: Focus Groups Report
Appendix J: Public Conversation about Well-Rounded Education Report
Appendix K: Model Accountability Identifications
Appendix L: Student and School Inclusion Data
Appendix M: Accountability System Business Rules
Appendix N: Progress Toward English Language Proficiency Overview
Plan sections above reflect updates to the Minnesota state ESSA plan that was presented to the Minnesota State Legislature on July 19, 2017.
Public Comment Survey
(survey closed Aug. 31)
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