Vol. 6 No. 5
March 06, 2006
Straight A’s: Public Education Policy And Progress: Volume 6, No. 5
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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- EDUCATION BUDGET RECEIVES CHILLY RECEPTION IN SENATE HEARING: Education Secretary Defends Spending Cuts as Necessary
- THE SILENT EPIDEMIC: New Report Offers Solutions to Graduation Rate Crisis Based on Interviews with Dropouts
- NOT EXACTLY A DROP IN THE BUCKET: Alliance Analysis Finds that High School Dropouts Cost the Country $325 Billion in Lost Wages and Taxes
- READING BETWEEN THE LINES: New Report Finds Half of High School Graduates Lack Reading Skills to Succeed in College