Vol. 8 No. 6
March 24, 2008
Straight A’s: Public Education Policy And Progress: Volume 8, 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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- HOUSE AND SENATE PASS BUDGET BLUEPRINTS: Plans Would Increase Spending by More than $20 Billion Over the President’s Budget
- SPELLINGS ANNOUNCES NEW PLAN TO DIFFERENTIATE BETWEEN “SCHOOLS ON FIRE” AND “THOSE WITH A SMOLDER”
- NATIONALIZE THE SCHOOLS (…A LITTLE)!: Report Calls for National Standards, Increased Federal Role in Education
- A NATION STILL AT RISK: Report Declares that America’s Seventeen-Year-Olds Lack Knowledge of Historical Events, Literary Accomplishments