ERIC Number: ED512234
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Dec-3
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 7, Number 23
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) "Chance Favors the Prepared Mind": Report Finds that Students in the Highest-Achieving States Score As Well As Counterparts in Most Foreign Countries in Math and Science, but Trail Highest-Achieving Foreign Countries; (2) U.S. Reading Results on International Comparison Thrown Out Due to Printing Error: Alliance President Calls for Retest; (3) "High Schools for Equity": Report Offers Lessons from High Schools that Successfully Graduate Low-Income Minority Students; and (4) "When Girls Don't Graduate, We All Fail": New Report Finds that Female Dropouts Face Greater Economic Challenges than Male Counterparts.
Descriptors: High Schools, Dropouts, Reading Achievement, Foreign Countries, Minority Groups, Public Education, Newsletters, High Achievement, Academic Achievement, Scores, Mathematics Achievement, Science Achievement, Cross Cultural Studies, Equal Education, Low Income Groups, Disadvantaged Youth, High School Graduates, Gender Differences, Females, Womens Education, Economic Impact, African American Students, Hispanic American Students, English (Second Language), At Risk Students, College Bound Students
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: Belgium; Hong Kong; Japan; Kansas; Massachusetts; Minnesota; Montana; New Hampshire; New Jersey; North Dakota; Singapore; South Dakota; South Korea; Taiwan; United States; Vermont