Vol. 11 No. 5
March 07, 2011
Straight A’s: Public Education Policy And Progress: Volume 11, No. 5
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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- BACK TO THE FUTURE: Secretary Duncan Defends Obama’s FY 2012 Budget Before Senate Budget Committee
- TALKIN’ TURNAROUND: Joined by Former Governor Jeb Bush, Obama Highlights Need to Reform Nation’s Lowest-Performing Schools
- THE NATION’S REPORT CARD: Urban Districts Fall Behind National Average in Science Exam