ERIC Number: ED510925
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Nov-3
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 8, 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) Something in Common: Under New Regulations, States Must Adopt Uniform Calculation for High School Graduation Rates by 2010; (2) "Counting on Graduation": Ed Trust Report Examines State Policies on Graduation Rates; (3) "Relationships, Rigor, and Readiness": New Report Examines Urban District Interventions to Improve Student Achievement; and (4) "One Dream, Two Realities": Report Finds Many Parents Feel Shut Out of Their Children's Schools.
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Academic Achievement, Public Education, Newsletters, State Government, High School Graduates, Educational Policy, Urban Schools, Intervention, Achievement Gains, Federal Legislation, Parent Attitudes, Educational Quality
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; Higher Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001