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Sheila Nataraj Kirby Free eBooks (4)

ISBN: 0833031333, 9780833031334
Authors: Mark Berends, Susan J. Bodilly, Sheila Nataraj Kirby
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Keywords: american, schools, decade, new, reform, challenges, whole, school, facing
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About a decade ago, New American Schools (NAS) set out to address the perceived lagging performance of American students and the lackluster results of school reform efforts. As a private nonprofit organization, NAS’s mission was-and is-to help schools and districts raise student achievement levels by using whole-school designs and design team assistance during implementation. Since its incep......
ISBN: 0833027603, 9780833027603
Authors: Sheila Nataraj Kirby, Scott Naftel, Mark Berends
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Keywords: problems, prospects, texas, districts, risk, school, staffing
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Teacher supply and demand issues are of critical importance as our society enters the 21st century. Over the next decade, about two million new teachers will be needed largely because of a dramatic increase in enrollments and high attrition rates as an aging teacher workforce becomes eligible for retirement. It is important to understand where these teachers will come from and where they will teac......
ISBN: 0833009559, 9780833009555
Authors: David W. Grissmer, Richard Buddin, Sheila Nataraj Kirby
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Keywords: compensation, training, readiness, personnel, issues, current, reserve, review, improving, related
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This report lays the basis for making recommendations for changes in military reservists' compensation by accomplishing two objectives: (1) to identify and analyze current reserve personnel and training-readiness problems that may be ameliorated by changes in the reserve compensation system; and (2) to provide a sound economic basis for recommending changes in compensation by presenting a theory f......
Authors: David W. Grissmer, Sheila Nataraj Kirby, Corazon M. Francisco
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Keywords: survey, data, weighting, surveys, force, studies, reserve
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Provides statistical weights for data collected in the 1979 Reserve Force Studies Surveys. Data were collected from approximately 400 Army National Guard and Army Selected Reserve units. Separate survey instruments were administered to E-1 to E-4 personnel, E-5 to E-9 personnel, unit commanders, and unit technicians. This Note reports response rates for the surveys and the weighting scheme develop......
ISBN: 0833021699, 9780833021694
Authors: Sheila Nataraj Kirby, David W. Grissmer, Priscilla M. Schlegel
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Keywords: force, perspective, total, attrition, enlisted, reserve, reassessing
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This Note examines the attrition behavior of nonprior service enlisted reservists who enlisted in the Selected Reserve during FY92-FY88. The main thesis of the Note is that attrition needs to be reassessed and redefined from a total force perspective to take into account returns to the reserve components and transfers into the active force, both of which are substantial. Both overall attrition and......
ISBN: 0833011642, 9780833011640
Authors: Lisa Hudson, David W. Grissmer, Sheila Nataraj Kirby
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Keywords: teacher, internship, program, beginning, role, returning, teachers, indiana, new
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Teacher induction programs seek to promote the skill development and proficiency of beginning teachers, increase the retention of qualified teachers, and screen new teachers for full licensing and entry into the profession.This report evaluates Indiana's Beginning Teacher Internship Program, a mentor program implemented in the 1988-1989 school year. It aims to determine the effects of the program ......
ISBN: 0833011553, 9780833011558
Authors: Sheila Nataraj Kirby, David W. Grissmer, Lisa Hudson
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Keywords: sources, supply, indiana, teachers, returning, new
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This report, based on both historical data and on a survey of new 1988-1989 hires in Indiana, examines the sources of teacher supply and the paths into teaching taken by newly hired teachers, and the ways these paths have changed over time. Surprisingly, experienced teachers today account for a larger proportion of new hires than inexperienced teachers; experienced teachers have grown as a proport......
ISBN: 0833009036, 9780833009036
Authors: David W. Grissmer, Sheila Nataraj Kirby, Priscilla M. Schlegel
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Keywords: army, national, reserve, guard, attrition, patterns, nonprior, service, changing
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This report analyzes the attrition of Army Reserve and Army National Guard enlistees who have had no prior military service. It develops models of attrition that assign a probability of attrition to each recruit type. The models are based on analyses of historical attrition for the fiscal year 1980-1982 cohorts entering the Army National Guard and Army Reserve. The report focuses on separations to......
Authors: G. Thomas Kingsley, Sheila Nataraj Kirby, W. Eugene Rizor
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Keywords: supply, experiment, findings, administration, allowance, program, housing
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As part of the Housing Assistance Supply Experiment, housing allowance programs were established in Brown County, Wisconsin, and St. Joseph County, Indiana.These programs made monthly payments directly to low- and moderate-income households to help them obtain adequate housing.This report's purpose is in part to synthesize the findings of other studies of program administration in the Supply Exper......
ISBN: 0833050648, 9780833050649
Authors: Sheila Nataraj Kirby, Julie A. Marsh, Harry J. Thie
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Keywords: education, training, campus, medical, joint, research, evaluation, capability, establishing
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In calling for the transformation of military medical education and training, the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Commission recommended relocating basic and specialty enlisted medical training to a single site to take advantage of economies of scale and the opportunity for joint training. As a result, a joint medical education and training campus (METC) has been established at Fort Sam Houston,......
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