ERIC Number: ED510778
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jul-12
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 4, Number 13
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) U.S. Mayors Adopt Alliance's Recommendations on Teacher Induction at Annual Conference; (2) Chicago to Close Worst-Performing Schools: Approximately Sixty Schools to Close Over Six Years, Replaced by One Hundred Small Schools; (3) "Locating the Dropout Crisis": Almost 50 Percent of African-American Students Attend Weak High Schools; (4) Improving the Economic and Life Outcomes of At-Risk Youth: New Report Finds That "Reconnection" Programs Must Focus on Education; and (5) Murdoch Says American Students to Lose Jobs to Better Education Counterparts from Other Countries: Urges Business Community to Offer More Support to Schools.
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Public Education, Newsletters, Beginning Teacher Induction, Beginning Teachers, Low Achievement, Urban Schools, Educational Change, Dropouts, African American Students, Educational Quality, High Schools, Socioeconomic Status, Education Work Relationship, Economic Factors, Conferences (Gatherings), Small Schools, Outcomes of Education, Foreign Countries, Federal Government, Government Role, College Preparation, Access to Education, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions
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; High Schools; Higher Education
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: California; Illinois