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ERIC Number: ED538520
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-May-14
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 12, Number 10
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) Inclusion of "Deeper Learning" Competencies Varies in State Waiver Applications, New Alliance Report Finds: Report Argues That Students Need Deeper Learning Skills to Graduate from High School Ready for College and a Career; (2) Nation's Report Card: Average Eighth-Grade Science Score Increases; Achievement Gaps Narrow, But Large Gaps Remain; (3) "Mapping a Personalized Learning Journey": New Report Links Students' Interest in STEM to Technology in Classroom; and (4) "Preparing All Teachers to Meet the Needs of English Language Learners": New Report Identifies Promising Practices With ELL Students That General Education Teachers Can Employ. (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; Grade 8; High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education