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ERIC Number: ED511110
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-May-30
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 6, Number 11
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) House Passes Budget Resolution: Prospects of a Compromise with the Senate Appear Dim; (2) Older Students' Science Scores Remain Flat: "Nation's Report Card" Scores Show Gains in Early Grades but No Improvement in Middle and High Schools; (3) Florida Sees Reading Gains: Coaches and Personalized Plans Translate into Higher Reading Scores; (4) Taking the Lead: Maryland Becomes First State in Nation to Codify NGA Compact; (5) California Supreme Court Reinstates State Graduation Exam: State Ruling Could Prove Crucial as Other States Develop Exit Exams; and (6) Alliance for Excellent Education Holds Forum on Data-Driven Decisionmaking. (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 Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Grade 12; Grade 4; Grade 8; High Schools; Middle Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: California; Florida; Maryland
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress