ERIC Number: ED510927
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Oct-20
Reference Count: 0
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 8, Number 19
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) "A Tipping Point in Education": Report Finds Educational Attainment of Younger Generations Has Not Increased; (2) Building a Healthier America: New Report Stresses Importance of Mother's Education and Family's Income to Child's Health; (3) Warning Signs: Issue Brief Describes Key Indicators That a Student is At Risk of Dropping Out; and (4) But What to do with Dropouts?: New Report Examines Ways to Reengage Dropouts and Put Them on a Pathway to a Good Job.
Descriptors: Dropouts, Educational Attainment, Parent Child Relationship, Public Education, Newsletters, Parent Influence, Mothers, Family Income, Child Health, At Risk Students, Dropout Prevention, High School Students, Racial Differences, Asian Americans, Whites, African Americans, American Indians, Hispanic Americans, Gender Differences, High School Graduates, Graduation, Federal Government
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