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ERIC Number: ED511090
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Apr-5
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 10, Number 7
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) "Nation's Report Card": Reading Scores Flat for Fourth Graders; Eighth Graders Improve by One Point; (2) Moving on Up: Delaware and Tennessee Win First Phase of the Race to the Top Competition; (3) "MetLife Survey of the American Teacher": Only Half of Teachers Think Their Students Will Attend a Two- or Four-Year College after High School; (4) "Beating the Odds": New Report Finds that Urban School Districts Are Improving Student Outcomes but Still Trailing State Averages; (5) Are Test Scores Primarily Static? Turning around a Failing School Is "Extremely Difficult" but Not Impossible, According to New Report; and (6) Report Examines Connection between Health and High School Dropouts. (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: Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Hawaii; Kentucky; Missouri; New Mexico; Pennsylvania; Tennessee; Utah
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress