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ERIC Number: ED538175
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jun-13
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 11, Number 12
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) Waiving Goodbye to NCLB?: U.S. Education Secretary Discusses Options to Grant Relief from NCLB's Requirements In Absence of Congressional Action; (2) "Diplomas Count 2011": Report Pegs National High School Graduation Rate at 71.7 Percent, Highest Since 1980s; (3) "Helping Students Get Back on Track": New Alliance Report Offers Recovery Options for Over-age and Undercredited Students; (4) "Affirming the Goal": ACT Report Shows Common Standards in Math and Reading to Be Internationally Competitive; and (5) "Fiscal Survey of States": New Report Finds Improving State Budgets, but Looming Challenges.
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 - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001