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ERIC Number: ED510931
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jun-30
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
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.
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; Higher Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001