ERIC Number: ED538521
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Apr-2
Reference Count: 0
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 12, Number 7
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) Problems Down the Road: House Passes Congressional Budget Resolutions, Sets Overall Spending Cap at $19 Billion Below Senate; (2) Competitive versus Formula: Secretary Duncan Defends Obama FY 2013 Budget Request on Capitol Hill; (3) "Confronting the Crisis": New Alliance Report Offers Solutions for Nation's Literacy Crisis; and (4) "U.S. Education Reform and National Security": New Report Says United States's Failure to Educate Its Students Is National Security Threat.
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Change, Public Education, National Security, Educational Finance, Federal Aid, Superintendents, Literacy, Reading Instruction, Secondary School Curriculum, Dropout Prevention, Dropouts, Apprenticeships, 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