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ERIC Number: ED538169
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Apr-18
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 11, Number 8
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) Last Cut Is the Deepest: Final FY 2011 Spending Agreement Cuts Spending by Nearly $40 Billion, Includes More Cuts for Education Programs; (2) Every Student Counts: Senator Harkin and Representative Scott Introduce Legislation to Establish Common Formula for High School Graduation Rates and Set 90 Percent Graduation Rate Goal; (3) High School Transcript Study: Study of 2009 High School Graduates Reveals Importance of a Rigorous Curriculum to Future Success; (4) Alliance to Hold Webinar on the 2009 High School Transcript Study; (5) State Test Score Trends: New Report Finds Eighth-Grade Students Making Steady Progress on Math and Reading State Tests; and (6) "Double Jeopardy": New Report Examines the Impact that Third-Grade Reading Skills and Poverty Have on High School Graduation Rates. (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; Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education