Timeline

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SSA timeline for Utah

 

Date Action
December 2015 Congress passes ESSA, and President Obama signs ESSA into law
May 31, 2016 U.S. Department of Education (US ED) issues proposed ESSA regulations on accountability, data reporting and state plans
July 11, 2016 US ED issues proposed ESSA regulations on assessment
August 1, 2016 Deadline for public comments on proposed regulations for accountability, data reporting and state plans
August 12, 2016 USBE directs staff to form stakeholder workgroups to give input on ESSA
September 9, 2016 US ED deadline for public comments on proposed regulations for assessment
November 28, 2016 US ED issues final regulations for accountability, data reporting and state plans (effective January 30, 2017)
December 7, 2016 US ED issues final regulations for assessment (effective January 9, 2017) and template for ESSA consolidated state plans
February 7, 2017 Betsy DeVos confirmed as US ED Secretary
March 9, 2017 Congress rescinds US ED’s ESSA regulations on accountability, data reporting and state plans via Congressional Review Act
March 13, 2017 US ED issues revised consolidated state plan template
June 2, 2017 Assurances due to US ED for FY18 appropriations
June 7-July 7, 2017 USBE releases consolidated state plan for public comment
August 2017 USBE presents revised consolidated state plan to Utah Legislature and Utah Governor Gary Herbert
August 17, 2017 ESSA takes full effect
September 18, 2017 US ED deadline for ESSA state plans