ERIC Number: ED510772
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-May-3
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 4, Number 8
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) Preparing, Recruiting, and Retaining Education Professionals: Senator Reed Proposes New $500 Million Bill to Improve Teacher and Principal Quality; (2) Raising Expectations for High School Students: New California Legislation Would Require "College Prep" Courses for All Students; (3) Tax Plan Would Reap Millions for Virginia Schools: Virginia House and Senate Negotiate Compromise on Tax Increase; (4) Mayoral Control a No Go: Washington, D.C., Council Rejects Mayor's Request for Management of City Schools; (5) Schools as Centers of Community: KnowledgeWorks Begins National Search for Excellence; and (6) Alliance Evaluates Presidential Candidates' Proposals to Increase High School Graduation Rates.
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Public Education, High School Students, Newsletters, High School Graduates, Teacher Education, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Persistence, Administrator Education, Recruitment, Federal Legislation, Principals, Administrator Qualifications, Teacher Competencies, Expectation, State Legislation, Taxes, Urban Schools, Governance, School Community Relationship, Excellence in Education, College Preparation
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
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: California; District of Columbia; Virginia