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FAQs: Fiscal Transparency Under ESSA

This frequently asked questions document concerns the fiscal transparency requirements and regulations of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

ESSA was passed by Congress with bipartisan support in 2015. It is the reauthorization of the 1965 Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), which oversees the distribution of the bulk of federal education funding provided to increase educational opportunities for low-income students and to improve elementary and secondary schools and districts.


Connecticut School Finance. (2019). FAQs: Fiscal Transparency Under ESSA. New Haven, CT: Author. Retrieved from http://ctschoolfinance.org/assets/uploads/files/Fiscal-Transparency-Under-ESSA.pdf.

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