Vol. 5 No. 22
November 28, 2005
Straight A’s: Public Education Policy And Progress: Volume 5, No. 22
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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- HOUSE REJECTS INSUFFICIENT EDUCATION SPENDING BILL: Twenty-Two Republicans Join Democrats in Defeating Bill That Would Have Cut Education Spending by $59.1 Million
- HISPANIC STUDENTS LEFT BEHIND: Hispanic Students Most Likely to Attend High-Poverty, High-Enrollment High Schools
- U.S. EDUCATION LEVELS EXPECTED TO DECLINE SHARPLY WHEN BABY BOOMERS RETIRE: Decrease in Education Attainment Would Have Profound Effects on U.S. and State Economies
- STANDARDS FOR MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL LITERACY COACHES: New Report Details “Must Have” Competencies