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ERIC Number: ED511297
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Nov-5
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 7, Number 21
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) Focus on Dropout Factories: Associated Press Article Spotlights Low-Performing High Schools, Draws Criticism from Many School Officials; (2) "The High Cost of High School Dropouts": New Alliance Brief Pegs Cost of Class of 2007 Dropouts at $329 Billion; (3) Senate Passes Education Funding Bill by "Veto-Proof" Margin: Battle with the White House Over Spending Expected in Coming Weeks; (4) "Budget Showdown 2007": New Issue Brief Examines Facts Behind Education Funding; and (5) Who's SMART?: U.S. Department of Education Releases Grant Recipient Numbers for Academic Competitiveness and SMART Grants.
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; Grade 9; High Schools
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education