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ERIC Number: ED538500
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Sep-17
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 12, Number 17
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) To Be Continued: Congress Enacts Temporary Funding Mechanism to Keep Government Operating Until March 2013; Bill Provides Across-the-Board Increase in Funding of 0.612 Percent; (2) Sequestration Would Be "Deeply Destructive": OMB [Office of Management and Budget] Report Examines Impact of $1.2 Trillion in Spending Cuts Scheduled for January 2; (3) "The Condition of College and Career Readiness 2012": Only 25 Percent of 2012 High School Graduates Considered "College Ready" in Four Core Subjects, According to ACT Results; (4) "Education at a Glance 2012": Annual OECD Report Ranks U.S. Educational Performance Versus International Competitors; and (5) "Back on Track": New Report Highlights Dropout Recovery Programs in the Southwest. (Contains 1 chart and 3 footnotes.)
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 - Assessments and Surveys: ACT Assessment