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ERIC Number: ED538167
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jul-25
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 11, Number 15
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) Getting Down to Business: Obama Hosts Education Roundtable with Nation's Business Leaders; (2) "Diplomas Mean Dollars": High School Graduates Earn $8,000 More Annually Compared to High School Dropouts, According to New Data; (3) "The Undereducated American": United States Failing to Meet Demand for College-Educated Workers, New Report Finds; and (4) "Breaking Schools' Rules": Study of Texas Seventh Graders Finds Students with Disciplinary Actions Five Times More Likely to Drop Out. (Contains 1 figure and 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; High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: Texas