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ERIC Number: ED511085
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jan-25
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 10, Number 2
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) "The High Cost of Low Educational Performance": New OECD Report Finds that 25 Point Increase in PISA Scores Could Lead to $40.6 Trillion Increase in United States's GDP; (2) "Best Economic Stimulus Is a High School Diploma": New Alliance Study Finds Lowering the High School Dropout Rate Boosts Job Creation, Home Ownership, Automobile Sales, and Economic Growth; and (3) "College- and Career-Ready": New Education Sector Report Offers a Different Take on Measuring Student College and Career Readiness. (Contains 2 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; Higher Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: United States
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Program for International Student Assessment