Vol. 7 No. 17
September 10, 2007
Straight A’s: Public Education: Policy And Progress: Volume 7, 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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- NCLB REDUX: House Committee Releases Draft Language on NCLB Reauthorization, Includes Significant New Programs for High Schools
- MORE NCLB: House Committee Releases Draft Language on Revamped Striving Readers Program, Teacher Pay for Performance Plan, and the Rest of NCLB
- THE ECONOMIC LOSSES FROM HIGH SCHOOL DROPOUTS IN CALIFORNIA: New Study Pegs Annual Loss at $46.4 Billion
- EDUCATION AND SAFETY: New Brief Suggests Connection Between Educational Attainment and Crime, Public Safety