ESSA

How ESSA impacts PE funding

Aug. 3, 2016

Physical Education teachers and administrators across the country rejoiced when President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act into law last December.

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The Champion Initiative’s Kathleen Satterley discusses how the Every Student Succeeds Act will make funding for programs including physical education available to schools in the future at IHT’s Advisory and Innovation Summit.

ESSA replaces the 2001 No Child Left Behind Act, which focused primarily on improving student proficiency in math and reading. As a result, schools struggled to fund and emphasize other areas of education including physical education, art and music, as detailed in this 2005 report, and another from 2013. Read More

The Champion Initiative presents at the IHT – Adidas Advisory Board and Innovation Summit

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Kat Satterley (green shirt, front row) addressed ESSA funding at the IHT Advisory and Innovation Summit before taking joining other attendees at Esther’s Follies.

July 14, 2016

Originally published by The Champion Initiative

IHT and Adidas brought together a dynamic group of talented physical educators, administrators, charitable foundation managers and key influencers in education from across the country for a day of exploring and collaborating to determine the best way to move education forward though data collection, student empowerment, legislation, newly available funds within ESSA and corporate and charitable foundation partnerships.

The goal of the conference is to tap into the expertise of all attendees, and create a strategy that will ensure a cohesive and comprehensive approach.

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