ERIC Number: ED510767
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Feb-23
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 4, Number 3
Amos, Jason, Ed.
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) Architects for Change: National Association of Secondary School Principals Releases New Report on Reinventing High Schools; (2) Secretary Paige Testifies Before Congress: Defends Bush Budget, but Faces Pointed Criticism on NCLB Funding; (3) Diploma Project Recommends Changing High School Graduation Standards to Reflect "Real Word" Demands; (4) Thornton Funding in Limbo: Thousands March on Maryland Capitol to Demand More Money for Schools; and (5) "King's Dream or Plessy's Nightmare?": New Report Finds Backward Movement in School Desegregation.
Descriptors: School Desegregation, Graduation, Principals, Public Education, Newsletters, Secondary Schools, High Schools, Educational Change, Change Strategies, Federal Government, Budgets, Financial Support, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Graduation Requirements, Racial Factors, Minority Groups, College Bound Students
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: High Schools; Higher Education
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: Maryland
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001