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ERIC Number: ED510946
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Mar-6
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 6, Number 5
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 Budget Receives Chilly Reception in Senate Hearing: Education Secretary Defends Spending Cuts as Necessary; (2) "The Silent Epidemic": New Report Offers Solutions to Graduation Rate Crisis Based on Interviews with Dropouts; (3) Not Exactly a Drop in the Bucket: Alliance Analysis Finds that High School Dropouts Cost the Country $325 Billion in Lost Wages and Taxes; and (4) "Reading Between the Lines": New Report Finds Half of High School Graduates Lack Reading Skills to Succeed in College. (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: http://www.all4ed.org
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Higher Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education