EXECUTIVE ORDER NUMBER 16, Amendment Number 3

By virtue of the authority vested in me by law, I hereby amend Executive Order Number 16, executed March 14, 2016, as amended on May 5, 2016 and July 18, 2016, to change the deadline for the State Plan to August 1, 2017, as follows:

“BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that this Committee shall meet at the call of the chair and shall develop the state plan as outlined in Title 1, Part A, Section 1005 of the reauthorized ESSA (ESSA State Plan), in collaboration with the Alabama State Department of Education. By August 1, 2017, the Committee shall submit the ESSA State Plan to the Governor, the Alabama State Board of Education and the Alabama State Department of Education.”

BE IT FURTHER ORDERED, that this Executive Order shall become effective immediately upon its execution and shall remain in effect until amended or modified by the Governor.

DONE AND ORDERED this the 18th day of January, 2017.

Robert Bentley


John H. Merrill
Secretary of State