ERIC Number: ED510922
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Sep-8
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 8, Number 16
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) "From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate": New Alliance Report Outlines Policy Framework for Improving America's Secondary Schools; (2) "Dropouts, Diplomas, and Dollars": Alliance Report Estimates Current Cost of Dropouts and Future Impact if Status Quo Continues; (3) "Closing Cracks in the Education System": New Alliance Brief Describes Use of Early-Warning Data to Prevent Dropouts; and (4) Refresher Course: Report Finds that a Third of Community College Freshmen Enrolling from High School Need Remediation.
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Federal Legislation, Public Education, Newsletters, Educational Legislation, Secondary Schools, Dropouts, Graduation Rate, Educational Improvement, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Dropout Prevention, Community Colleges, Remedial Programs, High Schools, Accountability, Academic Standards, Educational Quality, At Risk Students, Minority Groups
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; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools; Higher Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001