ERIC Number: ED538512
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Oct-31
Reference Count: 0
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 12, Number 20
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) Debating Education: Obama and Romney Promote Education Records, Importance of Education to the Economy and Public Safety During Final Debates; (2) No Deal: Americans Believe Cuts to Federal Education Funding Should Not Be Part of Plan to Reduce Debt or Deficit, Poll Finds; (3) "Rethinking Policy and Practice in Support of English Language Learners": New Alliance Report Identifies Challenges and Solutions for Helping ELLs Meet Higher Expectations Associated with Common Core; and (4) "Taking College Courses in High School": Dual Enrollment Doubles the Credits, Doubles the Success in College, Report Finds.
Descriptors: College Credits, Safety, Federal Aid, Second Language Learning, Public Education, Dual Enrollment, English Language Learners, Debate, Political Candidates, Educational Policy, Academic Standards, State Standards, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Academic 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