ERIC Number: ED517678
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar-22
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 11, 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) Obama Sets Timeline for NCLB Revamp: President Calls on Congress to Send Him an Education Reform Bill "Before the Next School Year Begins"; (2) Education and the Economy: Increasing High School Graduation Rates Significantly Boost Job Creation, Home Ownership, and Car Sales, New Study Finds; (3) "Teacher and Leader Effectiveness": New Alliance Report Outlines International Lessons from Finland, Ontario, and Singapore; and (4) State of the States: Tennessee and Florida Governors Call for Reforming Teacher Policies.
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Leadership Effectiveness, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Job Development, Public Education, High School Students, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Federal Government, Economic Factors, Teacher Effectiveness, Leadership Responsibility, State Government, Housing, Ownership
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: Canada; Finland; Florida; Singapore; Tennessee
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001