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ERIC Number: ED538498
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Jun-11
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 12, Number 12
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) "Culture Shift": Preparing Students for Today's Demands Requires Shift to Learner-Centered Instruction Powered by Digital Learning, New Alliance Report Finds; (2) "Diplomas Count": Gains in High School Graduation Rates for Latino and African American Students Boost National Graduation Rate to 73.4 Percent; (3) "Recent High School Graduates and the Great Recession": Only 27 Percent of Recent High School Graduates Have Full-Time Jobs, Report Finds; and (4) Another Wave of Waivers: Obama Administration Approves Eight More States for NCLB Waivers. (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
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001