Getting Started with ESSA: What the Every Student Succeeds Act Means to You
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Date Recorded: Thursday, January 7, 2016
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) replaces No Child Left Behind and opens new funding opportunities for school health and physical education. This webinar will give you insight into this federal education legislation and will highlight key advocacy resources to help you prepare for implementation in your state and school district.
- Learn "what is ESSA?"
- Learn about SHAPE America's advocacy activities related to ESSA over the past seven years and understand some of the consequences of No Child Left Behind.
- Understand how school health and physical education are addressed in ESSA and what funding will be available for these subjects.
- Find out how to advocate for school health and physical education funding in their state or school district through ESSA.
- Access SHAPE America’s ESSA resources and learn how to get involved in our annual SPEAK Out! Day.