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ERIC Number: ED506856
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Sep-14
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 9, Number 17
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) "The High Cost of High School Dropouts": New Alliance Brief Says Dropouts from the Class of 2009 Represent $335 Billion in Lost Income; (2) Free Fallin': United States Falls to Number Two in World Competitiveness Rankings, Number Thirty-Six in Health and Primary Education; (3) "Achieving a Wealth of Riches": New Alliance Brief Examines How Teachers Can Use Data to Transform Teaching and Learning; and (4) "International Lessons about National Standards": New Report Calls for an Independent Organization to Lead U.S. Standards Effort. (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: http://www.all4ed.org
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
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