Vol. 11 No. 22
November 28, 2011
Straight A’s: Public Education Policy And Progress: Volume 11, No. 22
Straight A’s: Public Education Policy and Progress is a biweekly newsletter that focuses on education news and events in Washington, DC and around the country. The format makes information on federal education policy accessible to everyone from elected officials and policymakers to parents and community leaders. Contributors include Jason Amos, editor, and Kate Bradley, copyeditor.
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- DEFICIT COMMITTEE’S FAILURE TRIGGERS AUTOMATIC SPENDING CUTS: Education Programs Could Face $3.5 Billion in Cuts
- FLEX PLAN: Eleven States Submit Requests for Waivers from Key NCLB Provisions
- “CHARACTERISTICS OF GED RECIPIENTS IN HIGH SCHOOL: 2002–06”: GED Recipients Do Not Fare as Well as High School Graduates in College, Report Finds
- ACE AND PEARSON WORKING TO REVAMP GED TEST: New Test Will Be Aligned to Common Core, Serve as Assurance That Test Passers Are College and Career Ready
- PATHWAY TO RECOVERY: New Report Spotlights Successful Dropout Recovery Programs, Calls for Greater Focus on Out-of-School Youths
- MOBILITY MAKERS: Increasing Community College Graduation Rate Would Boost Economy, Report Finds