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ERIC Number: ED506832
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Mar-23
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 9, Number 6
Alliance for Excellent Education
"Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress" is a biweekly newsletter that focuses on education news and events both in Washington, DC and around the country. The following articles are included in this issue: (1) Obama Outlines Education Agenda: President Calls for "World-Class Standards" and an End to the High School Dropout "Epidemic"; (2) New Alliance Publication Examines Federal Graduation Rate Policy: Brief Reviews Recent U.S. Department of Education Regulations and Their Impact on States and the Nation; (3) Every Student Counts: Senator Tom Harkin and Representative Bobby Scott Introduce Legislation on High School Graduation Rates; and (4) Raising Graduation Rates: New Report Examines National and State Progress Toward Increasing Graduation Rates. (Contains 2 footnotes.)
Alliance for Excellent Education. 1201 Connecticut Avenue NW Suite 901, Washington, DC 20036. Tel: 202-828-0828; Fax: 202-828-0821; Web site:
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: District of Columbia; United States
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001