ERIC Number: ED510812
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Mar-14
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 5, Number 5
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) Secretary Spellings Defends Bush Budget on Capitol Hill: Congress Expresses Concern over Education Cuts, Proposal to Extend NCLB to High Schools; (2) Under Reconstruction: Spellings Proposes Re-Organization of the U.S. Department of Education; (3) "Not a Moment to Lose": Denver Commission on Secondary School Reform Stresses "Rigor, Relevance, and Relationships" as the Keys to Successful High Schools; and (4) Call for Presenters: Alliance Seeks Presentations on Literacy Interventions for Continuing Breakfast Series.
Descriptors: High Schools, School Restructuring, Politics of Education, Public Education, Newsletters, Federal Government, Budgets, Educational Finance, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Literacy, Intervention, Educational Change, Change Strategies, Governance, Government Role, Grants, Minority Groups, At Risk Students, Dropout Rate, Graduation Rate, College Preparation
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; Higher Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: Colorado
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Carl D Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act 1998; No Child Left Behind Act 2001