Vol. 5 No. 13
July 05, 2005
Straight A’s: Public Education Policy And Progress: Volume 5, 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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- AMERICANS SPEAK ON PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING: Majority of Americans Say Schools in Poor Neighborhoods Are Either Inadequate or in Crisis
- HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES PASSES EDUCATION FUNDING BILL: Funding for Education Programs Essentially Frozen at Last Year’s Level
- HOUSE COMMITTEE HOLDS THIRD HIGH SCHOOL REFORM HEARING: Private-Sector Witnesses Lament Lack of Adequately Prepared Graduates
- GETTING HONEST ABOUT GRAD RATES: Unreliable Graduation Rates Undercut High School Reform Efforts, According to New Report