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ERIC Number: ED538165
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Apr-5
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 11, Number 7
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) FY 2011 Spending Discussions Continue: Pressure Mounts as April 8 Deadline Approaches and Possibility of Government Shutdown Increases; (2) Check your Local Listings: Throughout April, Alliance to Release Data Demonstrating How Improvements in High School Graduation Rates Can Boost Local Economies; (3) "Building a Grad Nation": New Report Finds a 6.4 Percent Decrease in the Number of "Dropout Factories"; (4) "MetLife Survey of the American Teacher": Released in Two Parts, Annual Survey of Teachers, Students, Parents, and Business Executives Focuses on College and Career Readiness, Needs of Diverse Learners; and (5) "Unconventional Wisdom": Early College High Schools Show Potential for Increasing Minority Student College Participation. (Contains 1 figure and 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: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education