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ERIC Number: ED538174
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Nov-28
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 11, Number 22
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) Deficit Committee's Failure Triggers Automatic Spending Cuts: Education Programs Could Face $3.5 Billion in Cuts; (2) Flex Plan: Eleven States Submit Requests for Waivers from Key NCLB Provisions; (3) "Characteristics of GED Recipients in High School: 2002-06": GED Recipients Do Not Fare as Well as High School Graduates in College, Report Finds; (4) Ace and Pearson Working to Revamp GED Test: New Test Will Be Aligned to Common Core, Serve as Assurance That Test Passers Are College and Career Ready; and (5) "Pathway to Recovery": New Report Spotlights Successful Dropout Recovery Programs, Calls for Greater Focus on Out-of-School Youths. (Contains 1 table 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; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: General Educational Development Tests