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ERIC Number: ED510934
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jun-16
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 8, Number 12
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) "Diplomas Count": Report Finds that 1.23 Million Students Will Fail to Graduate in 2008; (2) "The High Cost of High School Dropouts": Alliance Pegs Cost of 2008 Dropouts at $319 Billion; (3) "Making a Difference?": Urban Institute Report Finds Positive Results for Teach for America High School Teachers; (4) Education in '08?: Education Not an Issue During Primaries, but Signs Point to Higher Profile in McCain-Obama Matchup; and (5) The Continued Collapse of the Teen Job Market: Summer Employment Rates Among Teens Expected to be Lowest in Sixty Years of Counting.
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
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: District of Columbia