Vol. 9 No. 10
May 18, 2009
Straight A’s: Public Education Policy And Progress: Volume 9, No. 10
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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- OBAMA’S EDUCATION BUDGET MAKES SECONDARY SCHOOLS A PRIORITY: Education Secretary Says a Focus on Middle and High Schools is “Hugely Important to Us”
- “STRENGTHENING AMERICA’S COMPETITIVENESS THROUGH HIGH SCHOOL REFORM”: Alliance President Among Witnesses to Appear Before Congressional Committee
- Cities in Crisis 2009: Report Pegs Average Graduation Rate in Nation’s Largest Cities at 53 Percent