ERIC Number: ED510945
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Feb-21
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 6, Number 4
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) Year of Math and Science?: Flurry of Congressional Hearings on Economic Competitiveness Focus on High Schools and Math and Science Instruction; (2) McKeon Appointed Chair of House Education and the Workforce Committee; (3) Maryland Legislation Would Codify Governors' Compact on High School Graduation Rates: Alliance President Testifies in Support of Legislation; (4) High School Curriculum Best Predictor of Success in College: Longitudinal Study Finds Reading Skills a Must for Accessing Challenging High School Material; and (5) State of the State Addresses: Rhode Island and Tennessee Governors Stress Education Reform as Central to Thriving Economies.
Descriptors: High Schools, Graduation Rate, Hearings, Educational Change, Reading Skills, Science Instruction, Public Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Newsletters, Federal Government, Economic Factors, Mathematics Instruction, State Government, State Legislation, Success, College Students, Longitudinal Studies, Student Placement, Advanced Placement 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; Higher Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: Rhode Island; Tennessee