Vol. 5 No. 8
April 25, 2005
Straight A’s: Public Education Policy And Progress: Volume 5, No. 8
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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- NEW REPORT OFFERS RECOMMENDATIONS FOR DEFINING AND IMPROVING GRADUATION RATES: Calls for New Federal Funding Stream for High Schools and an Expansion of Adolescent Literacy Initiatives
- MULTIPLE MEASURES ARE BETTER THAN ONE: New Report Says High School Graduation Should Not Rely on a Single Test
- FACT OR FRICTION?: Challenges in Moving from Large, Comprehensive Schools to Smaller Schools
- DÉJÀ VU ALL OVER AGAIN: Los Angeles Superintendent Announces Plan to Turn Around Lowest-Performing Secondary Schools