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AFC Comments on the Implementation of New York’s Approved ESSA Plan

08.17.2018 | Today, Advocates for Children of New York submitted comments to the New York State Education Department on proposed amendments to the regulations regarding New York’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) accountability system. Our comments discuss the proposed definition of “out-of-school suspension rate” as well as the State's method for calculating chronic absenteeism. Read comments [PDF]