Vol. 9 No. 12
June 15, 2009
Straight A’s: Public Education Policy And Progress: Volume 9, No. 12
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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- DUNCAN OUTLINES OBAMA’S EDUCATION BUDGET BEFORE HOUSE AND SENATE APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEES
- NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION RATE FALLS BELOW 70 PERCENT: Diplomas Count 2009 Finds Rate Fell Nearly 1.5 Percentage Points
- ON THE FRONT LINES OF SCHOOLS: National Survey of Teachers and Principals Finds Tepid Support for Holding All Students to High Standards
- Recommended Reading: “Failing Our Students”