Vol. 5 No. 1
January 17, 2005
Straight A’s: Public Education Policy And Progress: Volume 5, No. 1
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 PROMOTES HIGH SCHOOL AGENDA: Of $1.5 Billion Plan for High Schools, $200 Million Would Go to Striving Readers Program
- “WHAT GETS MEASURED GETS DONE”: Bush Designee Margaret Spellings Promotes High School Agenda During Senate Confirmation Hearing
- STALLED IN SECONDARY: On Third Anniversary of NCLB, New Report Finds Little Improvement Among Middle and High School Students
- NEW REPORT FINDS A “LONG, UPHILL ROAD” TO MEETING STATE AND NATIONAL LITERACY GOALS