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ERIC Number: ED511309
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-May-3
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 10, Number 9
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) Standard Response: Senate HELP Committee Chairman and Top Republican Agree that Standards Movement Needs to Be Led by States, Not Federal Government; (2) The Case for Common Standards: New Profiles from the Alliance for Excellent Education Examine Need for (and Potential of) Common Standards and Assessments; and (3) Poor Economy Continues to Disproportionately Affect High School Dropouts: BLS Finds that Over 55 Percent of Recent High School Dropouts Are Unemployed. (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