ERIC Number: ED510931
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jun-30
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 8, Number 13
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) Appropriations Process Underway...Sort Of: Senate Appropriations Committee Passes Education Funding Bill While House Appropriations Committee Delays; Final Decisions Not Expected Until 2009; (2) Spellings Continues Push for NCLB Improvements: "New York Times" Article Captures Secretary's Role in NCLB's Creation and Modification; (3) "Reach Higher, America": National Commission on Literacy Finds Ninety Million Americans Unprepared for Demands of Twenty-First-Century Workforce; (4) "Has Student Achievement Increased Since 2002?": Yes, Says New Report from the Center on Education Policy, But With Caveats; and (5) Mayors Call on Federal Government to Ensure Greater College Preparation and Access for America's Students: Resolution Endorses Graduation Promise Act and GRADUATES Act.
Descriptors: Public Education, Federal Government, Politics of Education, Federal Aid, Literacy, Labor Force Development, Academic Achievement, Higher Education, College Preparation, Access to Education
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; Higher Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001