ERIC Number: ED510949
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jan-8
Reference Count: 0
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 7, 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) Democrats Consider Leftover Spending Bills: Coalition of Health and Education Advocates Pushes for $2 Billion in Additional Spending; (2) "Tough Choices or Tough Times": New Commission Recommends Radical Changes to American Education System; (3) "From Cradle to Career": "Education Week" Report Stresses Education as a Continuum, Highlights States Providing the Best Opportunity for Student Success; and (4) "Fiscal Survey of the States": With Budget Surpluses, States Restore Funding to Previously Cut Programs, Keep a Careful Watch on Changes in the Economy and Medicaid Costs.
Descriptors: Public Education, Educational Change, Newsletters, Federal Government, Federal Legislation, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Change Strategies, State Government, Educational Opportunities, Budgets, State Aid, Federal Aid, National Standards, Educational Quality, Age Differences, Place of Residence, Success
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
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education