Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR)


Vicki Davis Dávila, JD

Robert Kim, Deputy Assistant Secretary
Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education


The new federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), requires that states engage in meaningful consultation with a variety of stakeholders in making decisions about state plans for ESSA implementation. Many of these decisions will be based on the data on students, schools, professionals and communities.

This webinar will help you hone your skills in finding, understanding, and using data to make sure that the needs and interests of students with disabilities and their families are addressed in these important discussions.

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Additional Resources

Handout | Understanding Data as Information (PDF, 127 KB)
This tool can be used individually or in a decision-making group to support using data effectively.

What ESSA Requires | Family and Community Engagement
Parent and family engagement and consultation have always been a key piece of this powerful law. This brief provides advocates with a full overview of ESSA’s requirements (and opportunities) for parent, family, and community engagement.

ESSA | Every Student Succeeds Act  | CPIR resource page, January 2016

ESSA Webinar | CPIR Webinar, February 2016

Search the Hub library for ESSA Resources using the search term ESSA

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