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ERIC Number: ED506858
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Oct-13
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 9, Number 19
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) Stimulus Shell Game?: U.S. Department of Education's Inspector General Warns that Some States are Using Education Stimulus Dollars to Free Up Money for Non-Education Items; (2) "Economic Scarring": Report Examines Long-Term Impacts of an Economic Recession on Education, Opportunity, Investments, and Entrepreneurial Activity; (3) "Prioritizing the Nation's Dropout Factories": Alliance Brief Calls for "Legislative Triage" to Address Nation's Lowest-Performing High Schools; and (4) "Are Achievement Gaps Closing and Is Achievement Rising for All?": Report Finds State Progress is Evident but Lacking at the High School Level.
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: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: Connecticut; Massachusetts; Pennsylvania