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Amos, Jason, Ed. – Alliance for Excellent Education, 2012
"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) Inclusion of "Deeper Learning" Competencies Varies in State Waiver Applications, New Alliance Report Finds: Report Argues That…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Second Language Learning, Public Education, Achievement Gap
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2011
Schools are implementing new and effective strategies in an effort to graduate 90 percent of students and to ensure that graduates are prepared to succeed in college, advanced training and work. This newsletter describes how schools have redesigned their schedules, organizational structures and cultures in an effort to graduate 90 percent of…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Partnerships in Education, School Community Relationship, College Readiness
Times, Chris, Ed. – Southeast Comprehensive Center, 2010
This edition of the eBulletin highlights the issues of raising standards, ensuring access to rigorous curricula and assessments, and ensuring that every child is both work and college ready upon graduation. With the increased emphasis placed on these issues in recent years through the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) and the American…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, College Preparation, Educational Assessment