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ERIC Number: ED538513
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Nov-12
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 12, Number 21
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) Four More Years: Obama Wins Re-election, Plans to Continue Education Reforms Through Race to the Top, NCLB Waivers; (2) Dispelling the Myth: Duncan Defends NCLB Waivers in First Post-Election Speech; (3) Back to Business: Averting "Fiscal Cliff" Next Priority for Obama and Congressional Leaders; (4) Raising the Bar: More Kentucky Students Prepared for College and a Career, According to New Tests Pegged to Common Core State Standards; (5) Talking 'Bout the Young Folks: Record Shares of Young Adults Have Finished Both High School and College; and (6) "Teacher Absence as a Leading Indicators of Student Achievement": No Substitute for Teacher's Presence in Classroom, Report Finds. (Contains 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 - Location: Kentucky
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001; Race to the Top