Vol. 5 No. 6
March 28, 2005
Straight A’s: Public Education Policy And Progress: Volume 5, No. 6
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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- SENATE APPROVES $5.4 BILLION INCREASE FOR EDUCATION BUDGET: Large Differences in House and Senate Budget Resolution Versions Could Spell Trouble in Conference
- COLLEGE DREAMS LIKELY TO FADE FOR MANY STUDENTS: High School Sophomores Have High Hopes but Low Math and Reading Scores
- OPEN TO THE PUBLIC: New Report Finds Lack of Parental Involvement and Little Useful Information on No Child Left Behind
- FROM THE CAPITAL TO THE CLASSROOM: New Report Finds Encouraging Signs of Positive Impact, but Calls for Midcourse Corrections in Year Three of NCLB