ERIC Number: ED510769
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Mar-8
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 4, Number 4
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) It's Education, Stupid: Greenspan Stresses the Importance of Education to Improving Job Prospects, Incomes, and Living Standards; (2) Losing Our Future: New Report Finds Minority Students Face Fifty-Fifty Odds of Graduating from High School; (3) Floridians Reaffirm Support for Class-Size Amendment; (4) Laying Down the Law: Colorado Literacy Program Benefits Struggling Students; (5) Small Learning Communities Pay Off in Houston: Greater Personal Attention Leads to a Student's Success; (6) New York City to Eliminate Most Middle Schools; and (7) Brooklyn High School Teachers Fed Up with Social Promotion.
Descriptors: High Schools, Educational Policy, Social Promotion, Living Standards, Secondary School Teachers, Literacy, Minority Groups, Public Education, Newsletters, Job Skills, Income, Education Work Relationship, High School Graduates, At Risk Students, Class Size, State Standards, Reading Programs, Reading Difficulties, Small Classes, Middle Schools, Racial Differences, Graduation Rate
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; Middle Schools
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: Colorado; Florida; New York; Texas