Vol. 7 No. 6
March 19, 2007
Straight A’s: Public Education Policy And Progress: Volume 7, No. 6
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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- BILL GATES TESTIFIES BEFORE SENATE COMMITTEE: Microsoft Chairman Pushes for High School Reform, Says Every Child Should Graduate from High School Prepared for College, Career, and Life
- SECRETARY SPELLINGS DEFENDS FY 2008 EDUCATION BUDGET: Secretary Receives Criticism for Lack of Funding
- NO COMMITTEE LEFT BEHIND: House and Senate Education Committees Hold Joint Hearing on NCLB Reauthorization
- STATE OF THE STATES COVERAGE CONTINUES: Alabama Governor Promotes Pay-for-Performance Plan for Teachers, Texas Governor Defends Similar Program