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ERIC Number: ED510928
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jun-2
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 8, Number 11
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) Congress Delays Action on Budget Resolution: Will Take It Up in June, but Expects to Postpone Final Spending Decisions Until Early Next Year; (2) "Raising Graduation Rates in an Era of High Standards": New Report Focuses on Graduation and College-Readiness for All Students, Calls for Greater Attention to Low-Income Students; (3) Rethinking College Readiness in Math: Report Identifies Effective Programs for Preparing Students; (4) "Teaching in Changing Times": Survey of New Teachers Finds Most Feel Prepared for Classrooms and See Teaching as a Lifelong Profession; and (5) "Cultural Revolution Needed to Curb Dropouts": "Detroit News" Editorial Focuses on Detroit High School Students' Efforts to Curb the Dropout Rate.
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: High Schools; Higher Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: Michigan