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ERIC Number: ED510787
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jul-26
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 4, Number 14
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 Committee Approves $100 Million for Striving Readers: Smaller Learning Communities Cut by $72 Million; (2) "State Implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act": New Report Finds Teacher Prep Is One of the Greatest Challenges; (3) Americans Speak on Public School Funding: Majority of Americans Say Schools in Poor Neighborhoods Are Either Inadequate or in Crisis; (4) The Talent Development High School Model: New Report Finds Substantial Gains in Course-Completion and Promotion Rates Among Ninth Graders; (5) Alliance Co-Hosts Summer Breakfast Series: Leaders in Education Discuss Successful High School Transformation and Increasing Graduation Rates; and (6) "Bridging the Literacy Achievement Gap": New Book Points to Improving Literacy Skills Among Adolescents as a Way to Close the Gap.
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: High Schools
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001