ERIC Number: ED510924
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jul-28
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 8, Number 15
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) "Given Half a Chance": Report Highlights Huge Gap in Graduation Rates Between Black Males and White Males; (2) Math Problem: Report Finds That Over Half of Recent High School Grads Aren't College Ready; (3) Talkin' 'Bout My Generation: Report Compares Well-being of Today's Teens With That of 1970s' Teens; and (4) "Preparing All Students for College and Work": Alliance for Excellent Education Selects Presenters for Its 2008-09 High School Achievement Forum Series.
Descriptors: High Schools, Graduation Rate, Academic Achievement, Public Education, Newsletters, Racial Differences, Males, African American Students, White Students, Mathematics Skills, College Preparation, High School Graduates, Well Being, Adolescents, Comparative Analysis, Educational Attainment, At Risk Students, Reading Skills, Standardized Tests
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: High Schools; Higher Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education