ERIC Number: ED510786
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Sep-27
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 4, Number 16
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) Senate Committee Provides $3.2 Billion Increase for Education Programs: Final Budget Not Expected Until After Election; (2) Graduation Plans Gain Momentum on Capitol Hill: Plan Would Help Students Progress Through High School and Identify Additional Supports Needed; (3) Recent Study Shows National Board-Certified Teachers Improve Student Achievement; (4) Texas Judge Overturns School Finance System: Deems "Robin Hood" Funding System Unconstitutional; and (5) Bumps in the Road Lead to a Worthwhile Destination: Clifford Janey Named Superintendent of Washington, D.C., Schools.
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Public Education, Newsletters, Financial Support, Federal Government, Federal Aid, Budgets, Graduation, High School Students, National Competency Tests, Alternative Teacher Certification, Court Litigation, Superintendents, Teacher Influence, Teacher Competencies, Academic Achievement
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
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: District of Columbia; Texas
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Carl D Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act 1998; Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; No Child Left Behind Act 2001