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ERIC Number: ED538517
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Mar-5
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 12, 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) House Committee Passes Education Reform Legislation: On Party-Line Votes, Committee Passes Accountability and Teacher Effectiveness Bills as Part of Work Rewriting NCLB; (2) Alliance President to Serve on National Commission on Educator Preparation; (3) Marked Improvement: New York City's Small High Schools of Choice Boost Graduation Rates by 8.6 Percentage Points, MDRC Analysis Finds; and (4) State of the States: Governors Stress Education-Economy Link, NCLB Waivers, High School Graduation Rates, and Common Core State Standards.
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
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alliance for Excellent Education
Identifiers - Location: Connecticut; Minnesota; Ohio; Wyoming
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001; Race to the Top