State Superintendent Testifies on Capitol Hill

Mississippi State Board of Education Chair Rosemary Aultman (left) accompanies State Superintendent of Education Carey Wright, Ed.D., in Washington, D.C., for Wright's testimony on Capitol Hill.

State Superintendent of Education Carey Wright, Ed.D. Dr. Wright testified on Capitol Hill July 18 at the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce hearing, “ESSA Implementation: Exploring State and Local Reform Efforts.”

Wright shared highlights of Mississippi’s plan to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act and talked about how the state engaged stakeholders to develop a plan that is tailored to the needs of Mississippi students.

Wright, who is president-elect of the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), was one of four national experts invited to testify.

View the full hearing here.