Vol. 7 No. 22
November 19, 2007
Straight A’s: Public Education Policy And Progress: Volume 7, No. 22
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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- VETO OVERRIDE FAILS IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES: Moving Forward, Democrats Announce Compromise Plan to Slash Spending
- GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS REPORT: United States Receives High Marks for Business Economy, but Health and Primary Education Rank Thirty-Fourth
- NCLB REAUTHORIZATION POSTPONED UNTIL NEXT YEAR: Tight Legislative Calendar Combined with Policy Differences Contribute to Delay
- A FOCUS ON URBAN SCHOOLS: Latest NAEP Results Show Large Percentages of Urban Eighth Graders Reading Far Below Grade Level