ERIC Number: ED538178
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-May-31
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 11, Number 11
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) A Time for Deeper Learning: New Alliance Brief Says Deeper Learning Is Imperative for All Students; (2) Setting New Priorities in Education Spending: House Committee Passes First Education Reform Bill, Eliminates More than Forty Federal Education Programs; (3) Commencement Challenge: Obama Delivers Commencement Address at Memphis High School, Calls for NCLB Rewrite in Weekly Address; and (4) "Standing on the Shoulders of Giants": NCEE Report Outlines American Agenda for Education Reform Based on Highest-Performing Nations.
Descriptors: Educational Change, Public Education, Federal Legislation, Educational Indicators, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Federal Programs, Competition, Federal Aid, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education
Alliance for Excellent Education. 1201 Connecticut Avenue NW Suite 901, Washington, DC 20036. Tel: 202-828-0828; Fax: 202-828-0821; Web site: http://www.all4ed.org
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: Tennessee
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001; Race to the Top