ERIC Number: ED538164
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Oct-31
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 11, Number 20
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) Senate Help Committee Passes Legislation to Rewrite No Child Left Behind; (2) Remediation Exasperation: New York City, Wyoming, and Ohio Focus on College Students' Needs for Remedial Courses; (3) "Hidden Costs of Community Colleges": New Report Estimates Federal, State, and Local Governments Spent Nearly $4 Billion on Community College Students Who Dropped Out After First Year; and (4) "The High School Dropout Dilemma and Special Education Students": New Report Examines Benefits for Special Education Students Who Earn a Diploma Compared to Those Who Do Not.
Descriptors: Dropouts, Special Education, Community Colleges, Local Government, College Students, Public Education, Remedial Instruction, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Educational Finance, Student Needs, Legislators, Academic Achievement, Elementary Secondary Education
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; High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: New York; Ohio; Wyoming
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act; No Child Left Behind Act 2001