ERIC Number: ED510900
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Feb-25
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 8, 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) The Value of Enhanced Reading Opportunities in High Schools: Report Finds Supplemental Reading Programs Can Improve High School Students' Test Scores; (2) "Closing the Expectations Gap": Achieve Grades States on High School Reform Efforts; (3) AP Report to the Nation: Advanced Placement Participation Increases While Mean Scores Decreases; (4) Do Your Homework!: MetLife Survey Finds Connections Between Attitude About Homework and Student Achievement, Career Aspirations; and (5) State of the State Addresses: A Focus on Boosting College Graduates in Ohio and on Retaining Quality Teachers in Wisconsin.
Descriptors: Homework, Advanced Placement, Reading Programs, Academic Achievement, College Graduates, Public Education, Newsletters, High Schools, Reading Instruction, Achievement Gap, Scores, Student Evaluation, Educational Change, Student Attitudes, Correlation, Occupational Aspiration, State Government, Graduation Rate, Teacher Persistence
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
Education Level: High Schools; Higher Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: Ohio; Wisconsin