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ERIC Number: ED512223
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Feb-20
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 7, Number 4
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) FY 2007 Funding Bill Signed Into Law: U.S. Department of Education to Receive Increase; (2) "The High Cost of High School Dropouts:" Alliance Analysis Pegs Cost of 2006 Dropouts at $309 Billion; (3) Return on Investment: Federal Reserve Chairman Says that a Greater Investment in Education Could Reduce Income Inequality Among Americans; (4) "Beyond NCLB:" Bipartisan Commission on NCLB Issues Recommendations on Improving Landmark Education Law; and (5) State of the States: Governors Highlight Return on Investments in Education, Push Stronger Standards.
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
Identifiers - Location: Connecticut; Michigan; Oklahoma; Tennessee; Wisconsin
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001