ERIC Number: ED510983
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Apr-17
Reference Count: 0
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 6, Number 8
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 Leaders Unable to Come to Agreement on a Budget Plan: Interparty Fights Postpone Consideration of the Budget Resolution; (2) "Oprah's On!": Oprah Winfrey, Bill and Melinda Gates, and More Than 50 Other Partners Announce National Campaign on High School Dropouts; (3) "Convergence": Further Threats to Minority and Low-Income Individuals' Access to Higher Education Possible; and (4) "Making Good on a Promise": New Report Offers Recommendations for Reconnecting Out-of-School Youth.
Descriptors: Public Education, Federal Government, Budgets, Conflict, Politics, Television, Dropouts, High Schools, Achievement Gap, Education Work Relationship, Access to Education, Higher Education, Barriers, Disadvantaged, Out of School Youth, Educational Policy, Reentry Students, Academic Persistence, Academic Support Services
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; Higher Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education