Petersburg school district to receive assessment from ESSA in October
September 13, 2018
In October, the Petersburg School District will receive its first assessment from the Every Student Succeeds
Act, according to Superintendent Erica Kludt-Painter at a school board meeting on Tuesday.
Signed into law by President Barack Obama in 2015, ESSA seeks to provide all children with significant opportunity to receive a fair, equitable and high-quality education and close achievement gaps, according to the act’s statement of purpose.
The assessment focused on two groups in the 2017-2018 school year, kindergarten through 6th grade and 7th grade through 12th grade. For the kindergar...