ERIC Number: ED511294
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Apr-2
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 7, Number 7
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) Congress Moves Forward with Budget Plan for FY 2008: House and Senate Spending Blueprints Include Significant Increases for Education Programs; (2) Striving Readers Act Introduced in U.S. Senate: Bill Seeks to Improve Reading Skills of Older Students; (3) Realizing a Competitive Education: Alliance President Bob Wise Testifies Before Senate Finance Committee; (4) "Voices on Student Engagement": Survey of High School Students Reveals Boredom, Lack of Engagement; and (5) "Getting Down to Facts": California School Finance Study Calls for Mix of Additional Money and Reform.
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Reading Skills, Public Education, Newsletters, Federal Government, Budgets, Financial Support, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Competition, Student Participation, Student Motivation, 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: http://www.all4ed.org
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: California