ERIC Number: ED538179
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Oct-4
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 11, Number 18
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) Waive Around: Obama Outlines Plan Allowing States to Waive Specific Provisions of No Child Left Behind Act; (2) Better Late than Never: Congress Begins Work on FY 2012 Funding for U.S. Department of Education as New Fiscal Year Begins; (3) The Role of Induction: Teachers Need Increased Support as Schools Aim to Graduate More Students College and Career Ready, New Alliance Policy Brief Finds; and (4) "Globally Challenged": Individual U.S. States' Proficiency Rates Vary Dramatically When Compared With Other Countries.
Descriptors: Politics of Education, Public Education, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, High Schools, Public Agencies, Mentors, Beginning Teacher Induction, Faculty Mobility, Career Readiness, College Readiness, Financial Support, Academic Achievement, Mathematics Achievement, Reading Achievement
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 - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act; No Child Left Behind Act 2001