ERIC Number: ED512223
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Feb-20
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.
Descriptors: Dropouts, Outcomes of Education, Public Education, Educational Finance, Newsletters, Financial Support, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Resource Allocation, High School Students, Economic Impact, State Government, Educational Quality, Graduation Rate
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 - Location: Connecticut; Michigan; Oklahoma; Tennessee; Wisconsin
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001