Late last year congress passed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), replacing No Child Left Behind. On October 5th, ISBE is conducting a listening tour to discuss the state's plan to implement the federal law. ISBE is looking for input from school staff, administrators, parents, and students. To see the questions that State Superintendent Tony Smith is looking to answer, click here. If you would like to view the state's current draft plan, click here.