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ERIC Number: ED511117
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Jun-26
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 6, Number 13
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) Sitting at Home on Graduation Day: New Report Says that 1.2 Million Students From the Class of 2006 Failed to Graduate with Classmates; (2) More Grad Rate Calculations: NCES Finds Slight Improvement in National Graduation Rate, Continued Discrepancies in State-Reported Rates; (3) Lessons from the Alabama Reading Initiative: Report Offers Advice to States and School Districts on Starting an Adolescent Reading Program; and (4) "Transforming High School Teaching and Learning": Focus on Teaching and Curriculum is Necessary to Improve High School Achievement According to Report. (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 Education; 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: Alabama; Hawaii