Vol. 13 No. 13
July 02, 2013
Straight A’s: Public Education Policy And Progress: Volume 13, No. 13
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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- ESEA UPDATE: House Committee Passes NCLB Rewrite, Reconciliation with Senate Bill Could Prove Difficult
- LONG-TERM TRENDS: Latest NAEP Results Show No Overall Progress in Reading and Math for the Nation’s Seventeen-Year-Olds Since 1970s, But Achievement Gap Narrows
- EDUCATION AT A GLANCE: U.S. High School Dropouts “Hit Hardest” by the Economic Recession, New OECD Report Finds
- EARLY WARNING SYSTEMS: New Publication Examines How Early Warning Data Can Keep Students on Track Toward College and a Career