ERIC Number: ED512228
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Dec-1
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 8, Number 22
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) "Measuring What Matters": Report Evaluates States' Progress on Developing High-Quality Data Systems; (2) Mission Not Yet Accomplished: Achieve and Ed Trust Seek to Make College- and Work-Readiness the Goal for High Schools; and (3) Report Finds No Improvement in Texas' High Schools Attrition Rates Since 1985-86.
Descriptors: High Schools, Public Education, Newsletters, Measurement Techniques, Evaluation Methods, Data Collection, Data Analysis, College Preparation, High School Students, Job Skills, Academic Persistence, School Holding Power, Longitudinal Studies, Educational Improvement, Entrepreneurship
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: Texas