ERIC Number: ED511103
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Dec-11
Reference Count: 0
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 6, Number 23
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) See You Next Year: Congress Wraps Up for 2006, Delays Education Funding Decisions to 2007; (2) "Healthier and Wealthier": Ensuring that Every Student Graduates from High School Could Save More than $17 Billion, According to New Alliance Brief; (3) "Addressing America's Dropout Challenge": New Report Calls for Federal Role in Raising Graduation Rates; and (4) NGA Task Force to Address American Innovation, Competitiveness.
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Public Education, Federal Government, Educational Finance, Financial Support, High School Graduates, Dropout Prevention, Government Role, Innovation, Competition, Outcomes of Education, Educational Attainment, State Government
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