District Responsibilities Successful districts will: 1. As a best practice, notify parents regarding identification and how they can become involved with the school in the improvement process; 2. Support school leadership team with conducting Comprehensive Needs Assessment; 1 Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as amended by Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), as amended through P.L. 115-224, Enacted July 31, 2018 5 | Page February 2019 v.1 3. Support, review and approve (through a transparent approval process) Schools’ Performance Plans before submitting to the SEA; 4. Identify schools with the most significant needs; 5. Track quarterly school progress, to ensure fidelity of the plan implementation; and 6. Conduct an end-of-the-year summative review of a school's progress.