Jacksonville added to ESSA listening tour

By Ryne Turke on November 28, 2016 at 6:24am

Jacksonville School District 117 is being included in the third statewide listening tour aimed at gathering feedback on educational results in the classroom.

The Illinois State Board of Education will make eight stops this week to various school boards in regards to Illinois’ Every Student Succeeds Act State Plan.

In collaboration with the Regional Offices of Education, the listening tours will collect feedback from all stakeholders on the draft plan to implement the new federal education law.

The tour starts today in Jacksonville and Chicago and continues through December 8th in Aurora, Forest Park, Crystal Lake, Galesburg and Decatur.

Find out more here.