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ERIC Number: ED510926
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Sep-22
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 8, Number 17
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) "What Happened to Dropouts from the High School Class of 2004?": Brief Finds Over a Third Not Working and Not in School; (2) Something in Common: Achieve Reports That Many States Are Voluntarily Setting College- and Work-Readiness Standards; (3) Predicting the Future: ACT Projects Future Workforce for States, Finds Many High School Graduates Unprepared for Success in College; and (4) "What Did I Do Wrong?": New Jersey College Students Push for Tougher High School Courses to Help Future Students Avoid Remediation. (Contains 1 footnote.)
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; Higher Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: Michigan; New Jersey