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ERIC Number: ED538518
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-May-29
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 12, Number 11
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) Moving from Technology Optional to Technology Essential: Alliance President Testifies Before Michigan Senate Education Committee on Importance of Digital Learning to Preparing All Students for College and a Career; (2) Secretary Duncan Announces $400 Million Race to the Top Competition for School Districts; (3) "Condition of Education 2012": Report Includes Special Focus on High Schools, Finds that One-Quarter of High Schools Are "Low-Retention"; and (4) "Common Core State Standards and Career and Technical Education": New Report Outlines Greater Role for CTE in Common Core Implementation. (Contains 1 footnote.)
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; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: Michigan
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Race to the Top