ERIC Number: ED512231
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Mar-19
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 7, Number 6
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) Bill Gates Testifies Before Senate Committee: Microsoft Chairman Pushes for High School Reform, Says Every Child Should Graduate from High School Prepared for College, Career, and Life; (2) Secretary Spellings Defends FY 2008 Education Budget: Secretary Receives Criticism for Lack of Funding; (3) No Committee Left Behind: House and Senate Education Committees Hold Joint Hearing on NCLB Reauthorization; and (4) State of the States Coverage Continues: Alabama Governor Promotes Pay-for-Performance Plan for Teachers, Texas Governor Defends Similar Program.
Descriptors: High Schools, Budgets, Public Education, Educational Change, Newsletters, Federal Government, College Preparation, Job Skills, Outcomes of Education, Federal Aid, Financial Support, Federal Legislation, Merit Pay, State Programs, State Government, Educational Quality, Graduation Rate, Educational Finance
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: Alabama; Texas
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001