Supplement Not Supplant Guidance from the U.S. Department of Education
On June 20, 2019, the U.S. Department of Education released new guidance for SEAs and LEAs on Supplement, Not Supplant. The new guidance explains how ESSA has changed the requirements. The press release explains that the rules had become too restrictive and burdensome for school districts thus, creating compliance issues for schools. The new guidance sets out examples and a series of FAQs to assist schools in applying these rules.