Vol. 3 No. 2
February 03, 2003
Straight A’s: Public Education Policy and Progress: Volume 3, No. 2
Editor’s Note: This issue of Straight A’s also contains a one-page insert on President Bush’s fiscal 2004 budget.
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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- PRESIDENT BUSH ADDRESSES THE NATION: Cites No Child Left Behind as a Major Accomplishment, But Says Little About Future Education Investments
- A STATE OF THE STATES ROUNDUP: For Most States Budget Shortfalls Loom Large, Education Spending in the Crosshairs
- TEXAS TO STUDY COST OF AN ADEQUATE EDUCATION: Only Maryland, Ohio, and Wyoming Use an “Adequate” Amount to Fund Schools
- SEN. DASCHLE RELEASES DEMOCRATIC ECONOMIC PLAN: Plan Includes $6 Billion for States to Implement No Child Left Behind
- SALLIE MAE TACKLES FINANCIAL AID FOR COLLEGE: New Report Says Students with the Greatest Need Receive the Least