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ERIC Number: ED516198
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jan-10
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 11, Number 1
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) Congress Delays Education Funding Decisions: Short-Term Measure Funds Government Into March, Ensures Greater Role for Republicans in Negotiations; (2) "Implementing Graduation Counts": NGA Report Finds Forty-Eight States on Track to Use a Common Formula to Report High School Graduation Rates for Class of 2011; (3) "Slow and Uneven Progress In Narrowing Gaps": New Report Examines State Test Score Trends, Finds States Have Long Way to Go in Closing Achievement Gaps; and (4) 2011 State of the State Addresses: New Hampshire and New York Serve as Contrasting Case Studies of Recession's Effects. (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
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: New Hampshire; New York
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act 2009; Elementary and Secondary Education Act; No Child Left Behind Act 2001