ERIC Number: ED538511
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Jan-23
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 12, Number 2
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) Waiving Away High School Graduation Rate Accountability?: State NCLB Waiver Proposals Threaten to Weaken Accountability for High School Graduation Rates; (2) State of the Union: Obama's State of the Union to Focus on Rebuilding an Economy Where "Hard Work Pays Off and Responsibility Is Rewarded"; and (3) State of the State Addresses: Governors Focus on Education Reform as Key to Improving Economic Futures for Individuals and State Economies.
Descriptors: Accountability, Educational Change, Graduation, Public Education, Graduation Rate, Social Indicators, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Responsibility, Career Readiness, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Attainment, Teacher Effectiveness
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: Florida; Georgia; Idaho; Iowa; Kentucky; South Dakota
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001