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ERIC Number: ED538509
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Mar-19
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 12, Number 6
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) "Building a Grad Nation": New Report Finds More than Half of States Increased High School Graduation Rate, Number of "Dropout Factory" High Schools Decreased by 23 Percent Since 2002; (2) Mission Critical: Senate HELP Committee Examines Key Role That a Quality Education Plays in America's Competitiveness; (3) "The MetLife Survey of the American Teacher: Teachers, Parents and the Economy": Teacher Job Satisfaction at Lowest Level in Two Decades, Survey Finds; and (4) New Platform for Learning: Duncan Discusses Role of Technology in Education, Calls It a "Game Changer". (Contains 1 footnote.)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education