ERIC Number: ED510775
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jun-14
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 4, Number 11
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) Governor Bush Signs Middle Grades Reform Act, Sends 250 Reading Coaches into Florida Middle Schools; (2) The Condition of Education: New Report Finds "Promise" but Need for Improvement in High Schools; (3) "KIDS COUNT": New Report Examines Disconnected High School-Aged Youth, the "Most At-Risk" Population; (4) Time for Some Action: What Policymakers Are Saying About the American High School; and (5) Do Graduation Tests Measure Up?: New Report Finds that High School Exit Exams Lack Rigor.
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Public Education, Exit Examinations, Educational Indicators, Newsletters, Educational Change, Educational Quality, High Schools, Educational Improvement, High School Students, Educational Policy, Reading Skills, Education Work Relationship, Poverty, Disadvantaged Schools, College Preparation, At Risk Students, Dropouts, Dropout Rate
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; Middle Schools
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: Florida; Massachusetts; Texas