Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

Students Using Laptops And Digital Tablets in class

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was signed into law on December 10, 2015. The U.S. Department of Education approved Maryland's ESSA plan on January 16, 2018. The plan sets into place improvement targets for schools and systems, and outlines assistance programs for schools not meeting the grade. Maryland developed its ESSA plan after unprecedented outreach to citizens across the State.

Request for Tydings waivers for federal fiscal year (FFY) 2020:
Title IV, Part A Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grant (SSAE)
Title IV, Part B Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) Grant Program

New Maryland Report Card is Now Available

The 2018-19 Maryland Report Card provides parents and educators with the most complete picture of school and school system performance in State history. Take a look: MdReportCard.org.

​Using the Maryland Report Card

The new Maryland Report Card provides a variety of information of interest to both educators and parents. This short video provides a helpful guide to navigating the site.



Maryland Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Consolidated State Plan Final

Maryland Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Consolidated State Plan Final (Revised September 17, 2018)

Maryland revised its Consolidated State Plan to amend the Annual Measurable Objectives based on 2016-2017 performance data. The amendment was approved on August 30, 2018.



Maryland Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Consolidated State Plan
(Revised to amend the exit criteria for English Language Learners; the amendment was approved on May 23, 2018)


Maryland Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Consolidated State Plan
(Revised January 10, 2018)


Maryland Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Consolidated State Plan
(Revised December 27, 2017)






U.S. Department of Education's Site
   for Maryland's ESSA Plan
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Contact:

Mary Gable
Assistant State Superintendent, Division of Student Support, Academic Enrichment, & Educational Policy
Office: (410) 767-0472
mary.gable@maryland.gov