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ERIC Number: ED512225
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Mar-5
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 7, Number 5
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) "The Costs and Benefits of an Excellent Education": U.S. Could Net $45 Billion Annually if One Year's Worth of High School Dropouts Were Cut in Half, According to Leading Researchers in Education and Economics; (2) "Hidden Benefits:" Alliance Calculates that the U.S. Economy Could See $74 Billion in Wealth Accumulation by Raising the High School Graduation Rate; (3) Twelfth-Grade NAEP Math and Reading Scores Finally Released: 2005 Average Reading Score is a Disappointing Six Points Lower than 1992 Score; and (4) State of the States: North Carolina Governor Urges Expansion of Early-College High Schools.
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 Secondary Education; High Schools
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina