ERIC Number: ED512207
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jul-9
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 7, Number 14
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) "In Need of Improvement:" New Alliance Brief Finds Flaws in NCLB's Design and Implementation for the Nation's High Schools; (2) NEA Welcomes Presidential Candidates to Its Annual Meeting: Eight Candidates for the Nation's Highest Office Address Delegates; (3) Americans Speak: Seventh Annual Survey From ETS Finds Majority of the Public Supports NCLB Reauthorization; (4) "A Solid Investment:" New Alliance Publication Finds Strong Evidence to Justify a Major New Federal Effort to Support Adolescent Literacy; and (5) Graduation Promise Act Introduced in House of Representatives: New Legislation Would Provide $2.5 Billion for Lowest-Performing High Schools.
Descriptors: High Schools, Public Opinion, Public Education, Newsletters, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, National Surveys, Accountability, Federal Government, Government Role, Adolescents, Literacy, Reading Skills, Graduation Rate, High School Graduates, Disadvantaged Schools, Political Candidates, Reading Programs
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 - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001