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ERIC Number: ED511118
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Jul-10
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 6, Number 14
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) "Who's Counted? Who's Counting?": New Alliance Report Examines Graduation Rate Reporting, Addresses Public Confusion, Presents Policy Solutions; (2) Improving Literacy in Middle and High Schools: Taking the Alabama Reading Initiative to the Next Level; (3) "Public Education and Black Male Students": Report Finds Large Graduation Gaps Between White and Black Male Students; (4) "Keeping Our Edge": U.S. High Schools Don't Prepare Students to Compete Internationally, Say Most Americans; and (5) New Grant Program Open to College Students Who Complete a Rigorous High School Curriculum. (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; High Schools
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: Alabama