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ERIC Number: ED512234
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Dec-3
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
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.
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
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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