ERIC Number: ED510770
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Mar-22
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 4, Number 5
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) A New Vision For NAEP: National Commission Recommends Mandatory NAEP Test for a Representative Sample of Twelfth-Grade Students; (2) Study Finds that Rhode Island Students Are Not All College Ready; (3) Pell Grants Plus: New Legislation Gains Traction on Capitol Hill; (4) Congress Shifts Into Budget Mode: Senate Passes Congressional Budget Plan, House Expected to Act This Week; (5) Focus on the Wonder Years: New RAND Report Examines Challenges Facing Middle Schools; and (6) U.S. Department of Education Issues More Flexible Regulations on Teacher Quality.
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Grade 12, Grants, Educational Policy, Public Education, Newsletters, High School Students, Standardized Tests, National Standards, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, College Preparation, Budgets, Middle Schools, Teacher Competencies, Reading Tests, Mathematics Tests, Well Being
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: Rhode Island
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress