Vol. 7 No. 10
May 14, 2007
Straight A’s: Public Education Policy And Progress: Volume 7, No. 10
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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- STRIVING READERS ACT INTRODUCED IN THE HOUSE: Act Mirrors Legislation Introduced in the Senate in March
- UNDERSTANDING HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION RATES: Alliance Analysis Highlights Discrepancies Between State-Reported Rates and Independent Estimates
- MAKING WRITING INSTRUCTION A PRIORITY IN AMERICA’S MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOLS: New Alliance Policy Brief Highlights Students’ Writing Deficiencies, Offers Recommendations to Policymakers
- NATIONAL SUMMIT ON AMERICA’S SILENT EPIDEMIC: TIME Magazine, MTV, Gates Foundation, and Others Join Forces to Spotlight High Dropout Rates