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ERIC Number: ED538172
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Sep-6
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 11, Number 16
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) Alliance for Excellent Education Announces New Center for Secondary School Digital Learning and Policy: Center's Work in Digital Learning to Be Integrated into All Alliance Policy Areas; (2) Path to a Strong Future: Duncan Testifies Before Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on the U.S. Department of Education's Budget; (3) Seizing the Opportunity: Alliance Report Offers Federal Recommendations on Digital Learning and Technology; (4) New Alliance Brief Calls For Assessments That Measure Deeper Learning; (5) "Mapping State Proficiency Standards onto the NAEP Scales": Most States' Proficiency Marks Still Fall Below National Standards, Report Finds; and (6) The Condition of College and Career Readiness: Only One in Four High School Graduates Considered "Ready" for College, ACT Finds. (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
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress