Vol. 12 No. 13
June 25, 2012
Straight A’s: Public Education Policy And Progress: Volume 12, No. 13
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- EDUCATION APPROPRIATIONS: U.S. Department of Education Would Receive Slight Funding Increase Under Senate Committee Bill; Final Action Not Expected Until After November Elections
- U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION FACING “DEVASTING” SPENDING CUTS IN JANUARY 2013: Senators Plan Details Impact of Automatic Spending Cuts
- “A FRAMEWORK FOR ADVANCING CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION”: Improving CTE Programs Are Critical to Transforming Nation’s Secondary Schools, Says New Alliance Policy Brief
- SCIENCE IN ACTION: NAEP Report Finds Students Lacking in Ability to Apply Science Knowledge in Real-Life Experiments