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ERIC Number: ED511113
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Jun-12
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 6, Number 12
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 Subcommittee Passes Education Funding Bill: Overall Education Spending Essentially Flat, Striving Readers Slated to Receive a $5 Million Increase; (2) "The Condition of Education": American High School Students Struggle to Compete Internationally in Math and Science; Rank is Higher in Reading but Below International Average; (3) Iowa Aims to Improve Competitive Advantage: New Legislation Will Raise Graduation Standards, Provide Additional Funding for Dropout Prevention and Teacher Salaries; (4) A++ for Florida: New Law Establishes Core Curriculum for Middle and High School Students, Requires High School Students to Choose a Major; and (5) Michigan Businesses Dissatisfied with Graduates: Survey Stresses Importance of Continued Education After High School. (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; High Schools; Middle Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: Florida; Iowa; Michigan