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ERIC Number: ED510805
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Apr-11
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 5, Number 7
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) Show Me the Money: Alliance Analysis Finds That States Could Generate Millions More in Wages by Raising High School Graduation Rates; (2) Confronting the Dropout Crisis in California: Conference Convenes Researchers on Dropouts, Hopes to Inform a Public That Is "Largely Unaware" of the Problem; (3) A City At Risk: New Research Identifies Sixth-Grade "Risk Factors" That Can Predict Future High School Dropouts in Philadelphia; and (4) Overview of 2005 Smaller Learning Communities Activities: U.S. Department of Education Announces Special Competition to Evaluate Supplemental Reading Programs Targeted at "Striving Readers." (Contains 3 footnotes.)
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: Grade 6; High Schools
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: California; Pennsylvania