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Authors: Vi Nhuan Le, Richard Buddin
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: licensure, exams, teacher, california, validity, evidence, examining
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This paper is part of a larger research project “Teacher Licensure Tests and Student Achievement” that is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences in the United States Department of Education. The ultimate goal of the project is to assess how the performance of teachers on state licensure tests affects the classroom effectiveness of individual teachers as measured by the studen......
Author: Benjamin Schwarz
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Keywords: role, europe, america, reexamining, crossroads, nato
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Current debate suggests that NATO must extend eastwards or risk falling apart; this issue paper suggests that the dissolution of NATO should not be immediately assumed to be bad for the United States. For example, if the volatile Eurasian countries join NATO, the United States risks involvement in border wars in which it has no national interest. The author suggests that the United Statesconsider ......
ISBN: 0309216400, 9780309216401
Authors: Susan Sauer Sloan, Tom Arrison, Rapporteurs; Planning Committee For The Workshop On Examining Core Elements Of International Collaboration; Government-university-industry Research Roundtable; Policy, Global Affairs; National Academy Of Sciences, National Acad
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Keywords: collaboration, summary, workshop, research, international, core, elements, examining
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The globalization of science, engineering, and medical research is proceeding rapidly. The globalization of research has important implications for the U.S. research enterprise, for the U.S. government agencies, academic institutions, and companies that support and perform research, and for the world at large. As science and technology capabilities grow around the world, U.S.-based organizations a......
ISBN: 0833037072, 9780833037077
Authors: Christopher Hanks, Elliot Axelband, Shuna Lindsay, Mohammed Rehan Malik, Brett Steele
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Keywords: reform, acquisition, military, reexamining
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In the Department of Defense, 63 distinct acquisition reform (AR) initiatives were undertaken in the 1989-2002 period. This monograph classifies the initiatives according to various criteria: basic AR theme; relationship to acquisition functions; Army recognition; coverage in the DoD 5000 series; relationship to Under Secretary Aldridge’s five goals; coverage in Defense Acquisition Universit......
Authors: Sandraluz Lara Cinisomo, Yange Xue, Jeanne Brooks Gunn
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Keywords: links, neighborhood, context, examining, behaviors, immigrant, youth, internalizing, hispanic
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Using longitudinal data from the Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods, this study examined links between Hispanic adolescent's internalizing behaviors and neighborhood characteristics. The sample included 1,040 (aged 9 to 17) Hispanic immigrant youth identified as first-, second- and third-generation. Results indicated that first-generation youth had significantly higher internali......
Author: Lianne Kennedy Boudali
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: africa, sahel, region, across, strategy, counterterrorism, priorities, examining
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Testimony presented before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Subcommittee on African Affairs on November 17, 2009.......
Author: Rosalie Liccardo Pacula
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Keywords: marijuana, associated, harms, legalization, examining, impact
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This paper provides suggestive, but not definitive, evidence of the potential budgetary effect to the state of California of an increase in marijuana use associated with legalization for marijuana on health care costs. Estimates are focused on scientifically established health harms for which data is readily available, including the number of dependent users, treatment costs, emergency room visits......
ISBN: 0833015982, 9780833015983
Authors: Gail L. Zellman, Anne Johansen, Jeannette Van Winkle
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Keywords: center, operations, outcomes, development, child, effects, accreditation, military, examining
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This study explores the implementation of one provision of the Military Child Care Act of 1989. The MCCA aims to improve the availability and quality of child care services in the military. It also seeks to standardize the delivery and quality of care across installations and military services. Most changes focus on staffing, training, compensation, and funding, but one provision requires that at ......
Authors: J. R. Lockwood, Vi Nhuan Le, Brian M. Stecher, Laura S. Hamilton
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Keywords: reform, teaching, mathematics, achievement, relationship, examining, added, modeling, approach, value
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Recent large-scale efforts to improve mathematics education have focused on changing teachers’ instructional practices to place less emphasis on the acquisition of discrete skills and factual knowledge, and greater weight on conceptual understanding, inquiry, and application and communication of mathematical or scientific ideas. Research has shown that this approach, commonly referred to as ......
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