ERIC Number: ED510810
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Jan-17
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 5, Number 1
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) President Bush Promotes High School Agenda: Of $1.5 Billion Plan for High Schools, $200 Million Would Go to Striving Readers Program; (2) "What Gets Measured Gets Done": Bush Designee Margaret Spellings Promotes High School Agenda During Senate Confirmation Hearing; (3) "Stalled in Secondary": On Third Anniversary of NCLB, New Report Finds Little Improvement Among Middle and High School Students; and (4) New Report Finds a "Long, Uphill Road" to Meeting State and National Literacy Goals.
Descriptors: Public Education, Newsletters, Federal Government, High Schools, Educational Finance, Federal Aid, Financial Support, Reading Programs, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Middle School Students, High School Students, Academic Achievement, State Standards, Literacy, National Standards, High School Graduates, Graduation, Intervention, Grade 9, At Risk Students, Data Collection
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: Grade 9; High Schools; Higher Education; Middle Schools
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001