ERIC Number: ED510777
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jan-26
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 4, Number 1
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) President Calls for New Education Plan: "Jobs for the 21st Century" to Provide Extra Help for Middle and High School Students; (2) Two-Year Anniversary of No Child Left Behind: Perspectives from Paige, Kennedy, the Public, Superintendents, and Principals; (3) Telling the Whole Truth (Or Not): New Reports from the Education Trust Shed Light on Reporting Highly Qualified Teachers and Graduation Rates; (4) Florida Governor Jeb Bush Announces Plan to Create Reading Program for Middle School Students; and (5) More Pay for Better Work: Louis Gerstner's Teaching Commission Calls for Action to Overhaul the Teaching Profession.
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Teaching (Occupation), Reading, Graduation Rate, Federal Legislation, Reading Programs, Public Education, Newsletters, Federal Government, High School Students, Educational Legislation, Public Opinion, Superintendents, Administrator Attitudes, Principals, Teacher Qualifications, Teacher Competencies, Educational Change, Government Role
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; Middle Schools
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: Florida
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001