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ERIC Number: ED516189
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Oct-18
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 10, Number 19
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) To Be Continued: Congress Passes Continuing Resolution to Keep Government Running, Buys Time to Pass Appropriations Bills; (2) "A Stronger Nation through Higher Education": A Call to the Nation to Vastly Improve College Attainment Rates; (3) "No Time to Waste": A Roadmap for SREB States to Lead the Nation in College Attainment Rates; (4) "Back on Track to College": Brief Profiles Successful High School Dropout Recovery Program in Texas; (5) "Closing the Talent Gap": New McKinsey Report Outlines Strategy for Attracting and Retaining "Top-Third" College Students in Teaching Field; and (6) Alliance Now Accepting Proposals on Digital Learning. (Contains 1 footnote.)
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: High School Equivalency Programs; High Schools; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: Texas; United States
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act 2009