ERIC Number: ED510771
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Apr-5
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 4, Number 6
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) Improving the Lives of Our High School Students: Alliance and Scholastic Co-Host Invitational High School Literacy Summit in Phoenix; (2) Leveling the Playing Field for DC Graduates: Congressional Committee Reviews DC Tuition Assistance Grant Program; (3) Show Me the Money: Denver Teachers Approve a Pay for Performance Plan; (4) On to Conference: House Passes Budget Plan, Does Not Allow Vote on $5.7 Billion Education Amendment; (5) State Commission Recommends Billions for New York Schools: Governor's Commission Calls for $2.5 Billion to $5.6 Billion Increase in Funding; and (6) GAO Report Urges U.S. Departments of Labor and Education to Work Together on Dropouts.
Descriptors: Dropouts, Grants, Tuition, Public Education, School Statistics, Newsletters, Educational Improvement, High School Students, Literacy, High School Graduates, Merit Pay, Teacher Salaries, Teacher Competencies, Federal Government, State Government, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Public Agencies, Agency Cooperation, Dropout Prevention, Minority Groups, College Bound Students, Access to Education
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: Arizona; Colorado; District of Columbia; New York