Minnesota State Plan

The Minnesota Department of Education submitted the state Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan to the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) on September 18, 2017, for review and approval. Some sections were resubmitted with edits, as requested by U.S. Department of Education, on January 3, 2018. The Minnesota Department of Education received a letter of approval from the U.S. Department of Education for Minnesota's state plan on January 10, 2018. The U.S. Department of Education made a request for Minnesota to change the methodology used to identify additional targeted support schools and approved this change on June 14, 2018. The plan is available below by section. Read the full plan.

Minnesota’s Full Plan

The archive includes the complete draft plan as well as a copy of the tracked revisions submitted on January 3, 2018.

ESSA State Plan Executive Summary

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: Minnesota Standardized English Learner Procedures
Appendix C: Model Accountability Identifications
Appendix D: Student Inclusion Effects

The feedback letter and peer review notes on Minnesota's draft plan submitted on September 18, 2017, are available on the U.S. Department of Education's website (https://www2.ed.gov/admins/lead/account/stateplan17/map/mn.html).

Supplemental Resources and Documents

Every Student Succeeds Act Committees Membership
Every Student Succeeds Act Committees
Stakeholder Engagement, Public Meetings
Tribal Consultation
ESSA Stakeholder Engagement Report
Regional Meetings Report
Focus Groups Report
Public Conversation about Well-Rounded Education Report
Accountability System Business Rules - DRAFT
Progress Toward English Language Proficiency Overview