Vol. 6 No. 17
September 18, 2006
Straight A’s: Public Education Policy And Progress: Volume 6, No. 17
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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- SAVING FUTURES, SAVING DOLLARS: Five Percent Increase in Male Graduation Rate Could Lead to Savings of $8 Billion Annually
- EDUCATION AT A GLANCE: International Comparison Places the United States Near the Bottom in High School Graduation Rates and College Graduates
- SAT SCORES DROP FOR CLASS OF 2006: Observers Question Whether Longer Tests and Test-Taker Fatigue Are to Blame for Lower Scores
- MAXIMIZING THE POWER OF EDUCATION DATA: New Issue Analysis from the Data Quality Campaign Balances Need for Data with Privacy Concerns