Vol. 5 No. 12
June 12, 2005
Straight A’s: Public Education Policy And Progress: Volume 5, 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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Editor’s Note: This issue of Straight A’s contains a special insert that outlines the proposed spending totals for education programs that help middle and high school students as included in the president’s FY 2006 budget request and in the FY 2006 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education spending bill approved by the House Appropriations Committee.
- HOUSE COMMITTEE APPROVES EDUCATION FUNDING BILL: Striving Readers Program Would Receive $5 Million Increase
- ROLE OF NONPROFITS IN HIGH SCHOOL REFORM: Congress Content to Watch High School Reform Efforts from the Sidelines
- MAKING PROGRESS TOWARD GRADUATION: Talent Development High School Reform Model Produces Substantial Gains in Philadelphia High Schools
- PREPARING AND TRAINING PROFESSIONALS: New Report Compares Professional Development Across Education, Law, Accounting, Architecture, Nursing, Firefighting, and Law Enforcement