Vol. 13 No. 12
June 17, 2013
Straight A’s: Public Education Policy And Progress: Volume 13, No. 12
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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- STRENGTHENING AMERICA’S SCHOOLS: Senate HELP Committee Passes Bill to Rewrite NCLB, House to Consider Its Version of Bill on June 19
- GETTING “ConnectED”: Obama Plan Would Provide 99 Percent of Students with High-Speed Internet Within Five Years
- THE NEW STATE ACHIEVEMENT GAP: New Education Sector Report Examines How NCLB Waivers Could Impact Student Achievement
- DIPLOMAS COUNT: National High School Graduation Rate Highest Since 1973, Finds Annual Education Week/Editorial Projects in Education Report