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ERIC Number: ED510942
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Jan-9
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 6, Number 1
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) Education Programs Receive Little Funding: Striving Readers One of Only a Handful of Programs to Receive Small Increase in Funding as Congress Cuts Federal Support for Most Education Programs; (2) Conventional Wisdom Under Attack: New Report Finds Poor Math Performance at All Grade Levels When Compared to Other Countries; (3) Back in Black: New Report Notes that State Revenues Are Up, but Challenges--Especially Medicaid Spending--Remain; (4) Off and Running: In State of the State Addresses, Governors Include Proposals That Would Benefit Middle and High School Students; and (5) A Decade of Decline: Survey Finds a Decline in Literacy Skills Among College Graduates. (Contains 1 footnote.)
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; High Schools; Higher Education; Middle Schools
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: California; New York; Vermont