Vol. 13 No. 8
April 22, 2013
Straight A’s: Public Education Policy and Progress: Volume 13, No. 8
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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- OBAMA RELEASES FY 2014 BUDGET PROPOSAL: Budget Would Fund New High School Redesign Competition and Preschool Program for Low-Income Four-Year-Olds
- DUNCAN TALKS EDUCATION BUDGET: In Congressional Testimony, Duncan Defends Obama’s Budget, Urges Committee Members to Look at Big Picture in Competitive Versus Formula Debate
- BLAZING A TRAIL: Quakertown Community School District Blends Online Learning with Traditional Classroom Instruction to Boost Student Outcomes, New Alliance Profile Reveals
- ALMOST HEAVEN: West Virginia Becomes First State to Implement “Project 24” as Part of Statewide Education Initiative