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ERIC Number: ED512224
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-May-14
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 7, Number 10
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) Striving Readers Act Introduced in the House: Act Mirrors Legislation Introduced in the Senate in March; (2) "Understanding High School Graduation Rates:" Alliance Analysis Highlights Discrepancies Between State-Reported Rates and Independent Estimates; (3) "Making Writing Instruction a Priority in America's Middle and High Schools:" New Alliance Policy Brief Highlights Students' Writing Deficiencies, Offers Recommendations to Policymakers; and (4) National Summit on America's Silent Epidemic: TIME Magazine, MTV, Gates Foundation, and Others Join Forces to Spotlight High Dropout Rates.
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; Middle Schools
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education