ERIC Number: ED512204
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Sep-10
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 7, 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) NCLB Redux: House Committee Releases Draft Language on NCLB Reauthorization, Includes Significant New Programs for High Schools; (2) More NCLB: House Committee Releases Draft Language on Revamped Striving Readers Program, Teacher Pay for Performance Plan, and the Rest of NCLB; (3) "The Economic Losses from High School Dropouts in California": New Study Pegs Annual Loss at $46.4 Billion; and (4) "Education and Safety": New Brief Suggests Connection Between Educational Attainment and Crime, Public Safety.
Descriptors: High Schools, Middle Schools, Safety, Dropouts, Educational Attainment, Public Education, Newsletters, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Federal Government, Teacher Salaries, Reading Programs, Merit Pay, Economic Impact, Crime, Graduation Rate, Academic Achievement, Accountability, Teacher Competencies, Secondary School Students, Mathematics Education, Secondary School Mathematics, Elementary School Mathematics, Disadvantaged Schools, Educational Finance, Outcomes of Education
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; Middle Schools
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: California
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001