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ERIC Number: ED510815
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Feb-28
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 5, Number 4
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) Achieve and NGA Host National Education Summit on High Schools: Governors, Educators, and Business Leaders Meet to Discuss High School Reform; (2) "Public High School Graduation and College-Readiness Rates": New Report Finds 71 Percent National Graduation Rate, 34 Percent College-Readiness Rate; (3) "Rising to the Challenge": High School Graduates, College Instructors, and Employers Lament Lack of Graduates' Preparation for College and Work; and (4) "On Course for Success": Report Examines Successful High Schools, Reports on Necessary Components That Help Prepare Students for College and the Workplace. (Contains 1 footnote.)
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
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education