Vol. 7 No. 12
June 11, 2007
Straight A’s: Public Education Policy And Progress: Volume 7, No. 12
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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- HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE PASSES EDUCATION FUNDING BILL: Appropriations Bill Would Provide Large Increases for Title I and Pell Grants, but No Increase for Striving Readers
- ANSWERING THE QUESTION THAT MATTERS MOST: New Report Finds Higher Scores on Reading and Math Tests Since Enactment of NCLB
- MAPPING 2005 STATE PROFICIENCY STANDARDS ONTO THE NAEP SCALES: New Research Report Compares NAEP and State Proficiency Standards
- A POSSIBLE DREAM: New Report Examines Teacher Shortfall in California, Concludes that a Lack of Support, Not Low Pay, Drives Teachers from Classrooms