NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
ERIC Number: ED510817
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-May-9
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 5, Number 9
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) Americans Speak on Education: Public Credits Education System for U.S. Success in the World, but Worries About Future Unless Changes are Made in High Schools; (2) Pathways for All Students to Succeed: New Senate Legislation Seeks to Raise Graduation Rates and Improve High Schools; (3) Congress Passes Fiscal 2006 Budget: $5.4 Billion Education Amendment Dropped in House-Senate Conference Negotiations; (4) Studying the Past to Impact Today: RAND Examines Narrowing of the Achievement Gap from 1972 to 1992, Makes Recommendations for Today; (5) Is Ignorance Bliss? New Survey Finds a Public Largely Unaware of the High School Dropout Problem and Its Effect on the Economy; and (6) A Call to Action: High School Alliance Issues Six-Point Framework for Transforming High 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
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001