ERIC Number: ED510773
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-May-17
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.
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Academic Achievement, Exit Examinations, Public Education, Newsletters, High Schools, High School Graduates, Educational Quality, Court Litigation, Equal Education, Teacher Qualifications, Educational Change, Instructional Effectiveness, Student Evaluation, Teacher Education, Teacher Influence, Grade 8, Secondary School Mathematics, Mathematics Achievement, Educational Legislation, Dropout Prevention, High Stakes Tests
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: Grade 8; High Schools; Higher Education; Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts