ERIC Number: ED510947
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Mar-20
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 6, Number 6
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) Senate Approves Budget Plan: Amendment Adds Funds for Education Programs; (2) The Hits Keep Coming: House Appropriations Subcommittee Criticizes President's Education Budget for Fiscal Year 2007; (3) Improving Educational Outcomes: Alliance Symposium Focuses on Importance of Data to Closing the Achievement Gap and Successfully Reforming Schools; (4) "Breaking Ranks in the Middle": New Report Offers Guidance to Middle School Principals on Improving Student Achievement; and (5) State of the State Addresses: Florida and Minnesota Governors Push High School Reform.
Descriptors: Budgets, Educational Finance, Outcomes of Education, Educational Change, Public Education, Newsletters, Federal Government, Resource Allocation, Financial Support, Data Collection, Achievement Gap, Change Strategies, Middle Schools, Principals, Academic Achievement, State Government, High Schools, Conferences (Gatherings), Minority Groups, Disadvantaged Youth
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: Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools; Middle Schools
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: Florida; Minnesota