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ERIC Number: ED511111
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Jul-24
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 6, Number 15
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) Senate Committee Reports Education Spending Bill: Senate Appropriations Bill Continues Cuts to Education Funding; Striving Readers Program One of Few to See Increase; (2) "Altered States": Economic Analysis Credits Investments in Education and Innovation for Higher State Per Capita Incomes; (3) "Findings from 20 States": Report Examines High-Performing Schools to Determine Best Practices; (4) Test Scores Fall for Michigan's High School Graduates: New High School Graduation Requirements Can't Come Fast Enough; and (5) Pittsburgh School Board Questions RAND Corporation Study About City's Graduation Rate. (Contains 1 footnote.)["Editor's Note": This issue of "Straight A's" contains a chart with funding levels for selected education programs designed to help middle and high school students.]
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
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: Michigan; Pennsylvania