ERIC Number: ED510774
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jun-1
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 4, Number 10
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) States Showing Some Reading Improvements: Early Grades Raise Scores, but Older Students Continue to Struggle; (2) Warner Outlines New Plan to Attract Quality Teachers: Says Mentoring Is a Key Component to Retention; (3) Choosing Better Schools: New Report Finds 70,000 Students Took Advantage of the Transfer Option in No Child Left Behind; and (4) Nation Celebrates Fiftieth Anniversary of Brown v. Board: Much Progress Made; Much More Needed.
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, School Choice, Public Education, Newsletters, Grades (Scholastic), Reading Achievement, Achievement Gains, Mentors, Teacher Qualifications, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Persistence, Educational Legislation, Court Litigation, School Desegregation, Equal Education, Racial Differences, Minority Groups, Reading Improvement, Federal Government, Reading Programs, Adolescents, Transfer Students
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: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: Florida; New York; Virginia; Wisconsin
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001