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By New Leaders
July 14, 2016
Washington, DC–New Leader Alison Harris Welcher will testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions on Thursday, July 14, in a hearing on “ESSA Implementation: Perspectives from Education Stakeholders on Proposed Regulations.” (more…)
By New Leaders
June 22, 2016
Washington, DC–Today, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and 30 organizations listed below, including New Leaders, released the following statement regarding draft accountability regulations for the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) issued by the Department of Education in May:
The regulations the Department proposed in May are a good first step towards ensuring that all students are counted and that parents and communities can hold their schools accountable for meeting the needs of their students. (more…)
By Generation YES
Olympia, WA (June 9, 2016)—Generation YES and New Leaders have announced today that they will combine their expertise to pilot a new school leadership model in the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) in a program funded by the Cisco Foundation. Ten OUSD Elementary, Middle, and High schools have been selected to deliver a Student Technology Leaders program aimed toward helping school administrators more effectively integrate technology into their schools. Specially prepared student technology leaders will contribute basic technology infrastructure support and provide their teachers real-time professional development. School administrators will learn to transform their schools by incorporating student voice and expertise. (more…)