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ERIC Number: ED510773
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-May-17
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 4, Number 9
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) Graduation for All, A Right and a Responsibility: National Campaign to Focus on Increasing High School Graduation Rates; (2) Making a Good Education Widely Available: Fattah and Frost Say There Has Been Too Little Change in Fifty Years Since "Brown v. Board"; (3) Kerry Offers Details on Education Agenda: Plan Focuses on Graduation Rates and Highly Qualified Teachers; (4) Transforming High Schools: New Study Finds Quality of Instruction the Key to Success; (5) Pushed Out or Pulled Up?: New Manhattan Institute Report Argues Exit Exams Do Not Affect Graduation Rates; and (6) Teacher Preparation and Student Achievement in Eighth-Grade Mathematics: Eighth-Grade Students Score Higher under the Tutelage of Well-Qualified Teachers.
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: Grade 8; High Schools; Higher Education; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts