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ERIC Number: ED510776
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Nov-29
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 4, Number 20
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) House Prevails in Cutting Education Below Senate Bill and the President's Request: Final FY2005 Education Budget Fails to Make Promised Investments in Education Improvement; (2) Secretary Paige Steps Down: White House Adviser Margaret Spellings Appointed New U.S. Secretary of Education; (3) Education Ballot Initiatives See Mixed Results Across the Country: Creative Funding Options See Support, Tax Increases Rejected; (4) New Report Finds Higher Math Scores Might Not Represent Gains in Student Ability; and (5) New Report Finds High Attrition Rates Among Texas High Schools: Two Million Students Failed to Graduate Between 1985 and 2004.
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: N/A
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: Arkansas; Minnesota; Texas; Washington
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress