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ERIC Number: ED538168
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Dec-12
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 11, 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) All I Want for Christmas: Congress Continues Deliberations on Fiscal Year 2012 Funding; Education Programs Potentially Facing 1.5 Percent Funding Cut; (2) "Fiscal Survey of States": States' Fiscal Situations Improve, but Revenue and Spending Remain Below Prerecession Levels; (3) "A New Mission for the Middle Grades": New Report Encourages Focus on Middles Schools for Postsecondary Preparedness; (4) "Comparability of State and Local Expenditures among Schools within Districts": New U.S. Department of Education Report Finds Many Low-Income Schools Receive Less Than Fair Share of Funding; and (5) Results of 2011 Trial Urban District Assessments in Reading And Math: Large Urban Districts Narrow Gap With National Average. (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: Elementary Secondary Education; Grade 8
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education