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ERIC Number: ED510814
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Dec-13
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 4, Number 21
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. Department of Education Holds High School Summit: Diploma Should Be a "Road Map to a Prosperous, Purposeful Future," Says Secretary Paige; (2) Measuring Graduation to Measure Success: Alliance Policy Brief Focuses on Graduation Rate Calculation; (3) Task Force on Graduation, Completion, and Dropout Indicators Issues Final Report; and (4) American Fifteen-Year-Olds Continue to Lag Behind International Peers: U.S. Students Perform Below Average in Math and Science, Score at Average in Reading. (Contains 3 footnotes.) [This issue of Straight A's contains a special insert that outlines the spending totals for education programs that have an impact on middle and high school students and schools.]
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; Higher Education; Middle 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