Vol. 6 No. 13
June 26, 2006
Straight A’s: Public Education Policy And Progress: Volume 6, 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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- SITTING AT HOME ON GRADUATION DAY: New Report Says that 1.2 Million Students From the Class of 2006 Failed to Graduate with Classmates
- MORE GRAD RATE CALCULATIONS: NCES Finds Slight Improvement in National Graduation Rate, Continued Discrepancies in State-Reported Rates
- LESSONS FROM THE ALABAMA READING INITIATIVE: Report Offers Advice to States and School Districts on Starting an Adolescent Reading Program
- TRANSFORMING HIGH SCHOOL TEACHING AND LEARNING: Focus on Teaching and Curriculum is Necessary to Improve High School Achievement According to Report