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ERIC Number: ED511112
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-May-15
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 6, Number 10
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) Budget Impasse Continues in the House of Representatives: Moderates' Push for Additional Domestic Spending Postpones Budget Vote; (2) "Success in the Middle": New Report Says that a National Policy for Middle Grades is Lacking, Outlines Specific Steps to Improve Middle School Education; (3) "Ready for College and Ready for Work": Report Finds that All High School Students Need Rigorous Curriculum, Regardless of Their Post-Graduation Plans; (4) "Meeting Five Critical Challenges of High School Reform": Report Examines Proven Methods to Turn Around Low-Performing High Schools; and (5) Troubles Boil Over in Chicago High School: Infusion of New Students Leads to Gang Warfare and Violence in the Hallways.
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; High Schools; Middle Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: Illinois
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: ACT Assessment; National Assessment of Educational Progress