ERIC Number: ED510930
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Oct-6
Reference Count: 0
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 8, Number 18
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 Punts Education Funding Decision to 2009: Education and Other Domestic Priorities Frozen While Defense and Homeland Security Receive Large Increases; (2) "Diploma to Nowhere": Report Pegs College Remediation Cost in Excess of $2 Billion Annually; and (3) SAT, ACT, IB, AND AP: New Commission Report Studies Use of Standardized Tests in College Admission.
Descriptors: Public Education, Federal Government, National Security, Politics of Education, Federal Aid, Remedial Instruction, Higher Education, Standardized Tests, College Admission
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: Higher Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education