ERIC Number: ED538517
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Mar-5
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.
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, State Standards, Educational Change, Graduation, Public Education, Graduation Rate, Academic Standards, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Accountability, Elementary Secondary Education, Small Schools, High Schools, Economics, Education Work Relationship, Teacher Education, Outcomes of Education, Conferences (Gatherings), Educational Quality, Academic Achievement
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: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Parents; Policymakers
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