CSI Resources: Policy & Funding

ASCD: ESSA Implementation Resources for Educators
A discussion of how ESSA connects with school health programs in terms of consolidation and funding. Although not specific to SEL, the document acts as a quick guide to understanding how ESSA can support school health programs.

Council of Chief State School Officers: Advancing Equity through ESSA: Strategies for State Leaders
A discussion of how ESSA promotes equity in eight key areas. Page 3 offers recommendations on closing funding gaps. The report is important for state education agencies that want to employ ESSA to accomplish multiple initiatives.

Education First: Making the Most of the Every Student Succeeds Act
A slide deck that provides information on the key changes between ESSA and NCLB and offers recommendations on designing innovative ESSA plans. Information on funding starts on slide 29.