ERIC Number: ED510934
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jun-16
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.
Descriptors: Public Education, Dropouts, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Recruitment, Urban Schools, Politics of Education, Labor Market, Adolescents, Summer Programs
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: High Schools
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: District of Columbia