Vol. 5 No. 7
April 11, 2005
Straight A’s: Public Education Policy And Progress: Volume 5, No. 7
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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- SHOW ME THE MONEY: Alliance Analysis Finds That States Could Generate Millions More in Wages by Raising High School Graduation Rates
- CONFRONTING THE DROPOUT CRISIS IN CALIFORNIA: Conference Convenes Researchers on Dropouts, Hopes to Inform a Public That Is “Largely Unaware” of the Problem
- A CITY AT RISK: New Research Identifies Sixth-Grade “Risk Factors” That Can Predict Future High School Dropouts in Philadelphia
- OVERVIEW OF 2005 SMALLER LEARNING COMMUNITIES ACTIVITIES: U.S. Department of Education Announces Special Competition to Evaluate Supplemental Reading Programs Targeted at “Striving Readers”