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ERIC Number: ED510772
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-May-3
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
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.
Alliance for Excellent Education. 1201 Connecticut Avenue NW Suite 901, Washington, DC 20036. Tel: 202-828-0828; Fax: 202-828-0821; Web site:
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Higher Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: California; District of Columbia; Virginia