ERIC Number: ED512230
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Dec-18
Reference Count: 0
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 7, Number 24
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) Show Me the Way to Go Home: Democrats Pare Spending in Effort to Finish Appropriations Before the End of the Year; (2) Losing Our Edge: American Teenagers Continue to Be Surpassed by International Peers in Math and Science; (3) States Expect Tighter Fiscal Conditions in 2008: Weakening Housing Market and Higher Funding Demands for Health Care and Medicaid Could Strain State Budgets; and (4) New Teacher Support Pays Off: Policy Brief Emphasizes the Importance of High-Quality Teacher Induction.
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Public Education, Newsletters, Federal Government, Adolescents, Mathematics Achievement, Science Achievement, Budgets, Health Services, Welfare Services, State Government, Beginning Teacher Induction, Beginning Teachers, Cross Cultural Studies
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; Secondary Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education