ERIC Number: ED510943
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Jan-23
Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress. Volume 6, Number 2
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) State of American Business: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Says U.S. Could Face a "Severe Worker Shortage" Unless It Produces Better-Educated Workers; (2) Separate and Unequal: Report Finds Growing Segregation in American Schools; (3) State of the State Addresses: Now Enjoying Budget Surpluses, Governors Begin Giving Back to Education; and (4) Houston School Board Approves Pay for Performance for District Teachers.
Descriptors: Public Education, Labor Supply, Demand Occupations, Human Capital, Equal Education, School Segregation, State Government, Politics of Education, Economic Climate, Merit Pay, Job Training, Boards of Education
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: Alabama; Alaska; Colorado; District of Columbia; Georgia; Idaho; Kentucky; Mississippi; Texas; Washington