In December 2015, President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) into law. This has created an opportunity for states to think outside of the box, to take bold, non-traditional steps toward improved learning for all students in the re-authorization of this act. In fact, ESSA represents an unprecedented turnaround of federal control of education policy, releasing it back to the states.
Our annual calendar highlights the availability of many high-quality programs and services offered by the Dutchess BOCES. Contact us at any time if you need further information. Our best wishes for a successful 2016-2017 school year. - Richard M. Hooley, District Superintendent