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ERIC Number: ED511084
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jan-11
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 10, Number 1
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) Education Appropriations Bill Signed into Law: U.S. Department of Education to Receive $1 Billion Increase in Funding; (2) NCLB Anniversary Receives Little Attention from Obama Administration: Alliance President Calls for Reauthorization in 2010, Says NCLB Is a "Compact Disc in an iPod World"; (3) "The Time Is Now": New Alliance Brief Outlines Need for Common Standards; (4) "Refining High School as a Launch Pad": Deloitte Survey Finds that Teachers Do Not View College Preparation as the Primary Mission in High School; and (5) "Increasing College Success": New NGA Brief Outlines Key Solutions for Governors Seeking to Raise Their States' College Completion Rates. (Contains 1 footnote.)
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
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: California; Colorado; Florida; Massachusetts; Minnesota; Nevada; New Hampshire; New York; North Carolina; Rhode Island; Tennessee; Texas; United States; Virginia; West Virginia
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001