ERIC Number: ED510948
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Apr-3
Reference Count: 0
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 6, Number 7
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) House Committee Passes Budget Plan: Education Spending Would Be Cut by More Than $5 Billion; (2) U.S. Department of Education Awards Eight Striving Readers Grants; (3) "Results That Matter": High School Reform Must Focus on More Than Attendance, Graduation, and College Matriculation Rates; and (4) "Whatever It Takes": Report Examines Efforts to Recover and Reconnect Out-of-School Youth.
Descriptors: Higher Education, Out of School Youth, Public Education, Newsletters, Federal Government, Budgets, Educational Finance, Grants, Educational Change, High Schools, Change Strategies, Academic Persistence, Reading Programs, Educational Quality
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