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ERIC Number: ED510895
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Apr-7
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 8, 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) "Cities in Crisis": New Report and National Campaign Focus on the High School Dropout Crisis in the United States; (2) "Measuring and Improving the Effectiveness of High School Teachers": New Alliance Brief Says It Will Take More than Merit Pay to Raise Teacher Performance; (3) "Education and Economic Growth": Economists Find that Students' Performance in Math and Science Can Impact Economic Growth; and (4) NAEP [National Assessment of Educational Progress] 2007 Writing Scores Released: More Students Performing At or Above Basic, Yet Majority Still Below Grade Level. (Contains 2 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: Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress