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ERIC Number: ED511119
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Sep-18
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 6, Number 17
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) "Saving Futures, Saving Dollars": Five Percent Increase in Male Graduation Rate Could Lead to Savings of $8 Billion Annually; (2) Education at a Glance: International Comparison Places the United States Near the Bottom in High School Graduation Rates and College Graduates; (3) SAT Scores Drop for Class of 2006: Observers Question Whether Longer Tests and Test-Taker Fatigue Are to Blame for Lower Scores; and (4) "Maximizing the Power of Education Data": New Issue Analysis from the Data Quality Campaign Balances Need for Data with Privacy Concerns. (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: http://www.all4ed.org
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: SAT (College Admission Test)