ESEA Waiver Renewal Application – Request for Comments

The New Jersey Department of Education is soliciting comments regarding its U.S. Department of Education Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) Waiver Renewal Application. The Renewal Application requires New Jersey to build on its Waiver Extension Form that is linked below.

ESEA Waiver Renewal Form (PDF)

We invite public comments and ideas regarding the following areas:

  • COMMENT Adjustments to the Statewide Accountability System
  • COMMENT Interventions to Close Achievement Gaps
  • COMMENT Increased interventions for lowest performing schools
  • COMMENT Building District Capacity and ensure district accountability

ESEA Flexibility Waivers

Below is the approved New Jersey Waiver and the approved Waiver Extension.

ESEA Flexibility-Rewards Schools