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ERIC Number: ED506852
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jun-29
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 9, Number 13
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) "Standards Movement Gaining Steam": Duncan Announces Plan to Commit Up to $350 Million for Assessments Linked to Common Standards; (2) "Meaningful Measurement": Collection of Essays Published by the Alliance for Excellent Education Examines the Role of Assessments in Improving High School Education; (3) "The Second Derivative": Student Math Proficiency in States and Districts Fails to Measure up to Global Benchmark; and (4) "The Opportunity Equation": In Effort to Raise Math and Science Levels of American Students, Report Says that the Nation Must "Do School Differently." (Contains 1 footnote.)
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 - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001