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ERIC Number: ED511079
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Oct-26
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 9, Number 20
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) "Informing Adolescent Literacy Policy and Practice": Alliance Brief Offers Lessons Learned from Federal Efforts to Improve Literacy Skills of Middle and High School Students; (2) "The Consequences of Dropping Out of High School": Average High School Dropout Has a Negative Net Fiscal Contribution to Society of $5,200, Says New Report; (3) Averaged Freshman Graduation Rate: U.S. Department of Education Reports 73.9 Percent Graduation Rate for 2006-07 School Year; and (4) "The Next Generation of School Accountability": New Report Examines How to Improve Graduation Rates and Student Achievement Levels in SREB States. (Contains 3 footnotes.)
Alliance for Excellent Education. 1201 Connecticut Avenue NW Suite 901, Washington, DC 20036. Tel: 202-828-0828; Fax: 202-828-0821; Web site:
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools; Middle Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: United States