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ERIC Number: ED506835
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-May-4
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 9, Number 9
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) Strengthening America's Competitiveness through Common Academic Standards: House Committee Looks for Ways to Support State-Led Efforts to Produce Common Standards; (2) "Action Required": New Alliance Brief Calls for New Federal Approach to Improve the Nation's Lowest-Performing High Schools; (3) "Can You Hear Me Now?": Nation's Seventeen-Year-Olds Make No Progress in Reading or Math Since Early '70s; and (4) "The Economic Impact of the Achievement Gap in America's Schools": Report Finds that Achievement Gaps Impose the Economic Equivalent of a "Permanent National Recession."
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: N/A
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education