Vol. 7 No. 20
October 22, 2007
Straight A’s: Public Education Policy And Progress: Volume 7. No. 20
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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- SENATE BEGINS DEBATE ON EDUCATION SPENDING BILL: White House Threatens Presidential Veto
- NCLB TIMETABLE IN QUESTION: Discussions Bog Down Over Proposal to Provide Greater Flexibility in Meeting Accountability Provisions
- SCHOOLS NOT PREPARING STUDENTS FOR THE GLOBAL ECONOMY?: Americans Think Students Need Broader Range of Skills than Schools are Teaching
- THE PROFICIENCY ILLUSION: New Report Finds Definition of Proficiency on State Tests Varies by State, Year, Subject, and Grade Level