Vol. 9 No. 19
October 13, 2009
Straight A’s: Public Education Policy And Progress: Volume 9, No. 19
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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- STIMULUS SHELL GAME?: U.S. Department of Education’s Inspector General Warns that Some States are Using Education Stimulus Dollars to Free Up Money for Non-Education Items
- ECONOMIC SCARRING: Report Examines Long-Term Impacts of an Economic Recession on Education, Opportunity, Investments, and Entrepreneurial Activity
- PRIORITIZING THE NATION’S DROPOUT FACTORIES: Alliance Brief Calls For “Legislative Triage” To Address Nation’s Lowest-Performing High Schools
- ARE ACHIEVEMENT GAPS CLOSING AND IS ACHIEVEMENT RISING FOR ALL?: Report Finds State Progress is Evident but Lacking at the High School Level