Vol. 7 No. 23
December 03, 2007
Straight A’s: Public Education Policy And Progress: Volume 7, No. 23
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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- CHANCE FAVORS THE PREPARED MIND: Report Finds that Students in the Highest-Achieving States Score As Well As Counterparts in Most Foreign Countries in Math and Science, but Trail Highest-Achieving Foreign Countries
- U.S. READING RESULTS ON INTERNATIONAL COMPARISON THROWN OUT DUE TO PRINTING ERROR: Alliance President Calls for Retest
- HIGH SCHOOLS FOR EQUITY: Report Offers Lessons from High Schools that Successfully Graduate Low-Income Minority Students
- WHEN GIRLS DON’T GRADUATE, WE ALL FAIL: New Report Finds that Female Dropouts Face Greater Economic Challenges than Male Counterparts