ERIC Number: ED510923
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-May-5
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 8, 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) "Raising the Grade": Alliance President's New Book on High School Reform is Now Available; (2) Spellings Announces New Graduation Rate Regulations: Proposed Changes to Graduation Rates, Title I to be Discussed at Public Meetings; (3) "Democracy at Risk": Twenty-five Years After "A Nation at Risk," New Report Says that United States is "Even More" At Risk; (4) Reflections on "A Nation at Risk": Issues that Resonate Twenty-five Years Later; and (5) Will the Future U.S. Economy "Thrive" or Just Survive?: New Report Calls on the Nation to Develop a Skilled Workforce to Keep Country Competitive.
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Democracy, Educational Change, Public Education, Newsletters, Change Strategies, High Schools, Risk, Economic Factors, Job Skills, Labor Force Development, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Data Collection, Dropout Rate, Educational Policy, Educational Attainment
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
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001