PLAN 2020 is the strategic plan for education in Alabama with a goal to prepare all students to be successful in college and/or career upon graduation from high school.
PLAN 2020 will:
ESSA was a bill approved by Congress in December 2015 to grant states more flexibility for strategic, customized plans for education.
Learn more here and at the Governor's ESSA Taskforce site.
ESSA replaces No Child Left Behind (NCLB). ESSA encourages states and schools to innovate, while at the same time maintaining a focus on accountability, an emphasis on state and local systems of improvement, and a more balanced assessment system.