Vol. 7 No. 5
March 05, 2007
Straight A’s: Public Education Policy And Progress: Volume 7, No. 5
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.
The Alliance for Excellent Education is a national policy and advocacy organization that works to improve national and federal policy so that all students can achieve at high academic levels and graduate from high school ready for success in college, work, and citizenship in the twenty-first century. For more information about the Alliance, visit here. To receive a free subscription to Straight A’s, visit here and add your name to our mailing list.
- THE COSTS AND BENEFITS OF AN EXCELLENT EDUCATION: U.S. Could Net $45 Billion Annually if One Year’s Worth of High School Dropouts Were Cut in Half, According to Leading Researchers in Education and Economics
- HIDDEN BENEFITS: Alliance Calculates that the U.S. Economy Could See $74 Billion in Wealth Accumulation by Raising the High School Graduation Rate
- TWELFTH-GRADE NAEP MATH AND READING SCORES FINALLY RELEASED: 2005 Average Reading Score is a Disappointing Six Points Lower than 1992 Score
- STATE OF THE STATES: North Carolina Governor Urges Expansion of Early-College High Schools