2019 ESSA Primer- This primer provides a brief refresher on the requirements in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
and the policy levers that provide opportunities for states to advance equity during implementation. It
also describes the tools and resources designed to support advocates and policy makers as they work
to leverage opportunities to inform and support continuous improvement across all schools as ESSA is
Advancing Equity Through ESSA - In collaboration with UnidosUS, the Education Trust, and the Alliance for Excellent Education, we developed shared principles and guidelines
for achieving equity through ESSA, and stand ready to help our
communities achieve this equity in our education system.
The Equity & Excellence Project Brochure- The National Urban League’s initiatives support local, state, and
national advocacy, engagement, and reform/innovation efforts by
leveraging our greatest asset, the Urban League Affiliate Movement
along with the presidents and chief executive officers that lead it.