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Authors: Lynn A. Karoly, Elaine Reardon, Michelle Cho
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: serving, california, preschool, children, programs, funded, education, golden, state, publicly, care
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To evaluate the adequacy and efficiency of preschool education, the RAND Corporation has undertaken the California Preschool Study to improve understanding of achievement gaps in the early elementary grades, the adequacy of preschool education currently given, and what efficiencies or additional resources might be brought to bear in early care and education (ECE). This volume provides a comprehens......
ISBN: 1437937969, 9781437937961
Author: William B. Shear
Source: www.ebookdb.org
Keywords: bus, small, coast, agency, data, incomplete, subcontracting, gulf, needs, federally, rita, katrina, funded, programs, address, helped, hurricanes
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Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 77Hurricanes Katrina and Rita wreaked havoc on small businesses (SB) in the Gulf Coast, and much federal assistance has been provided to help these SB. This report described: (1) the amount of assistance provided to Gulf Coast SB through the SBA, HUD Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), and the EPA; (2) the extent to which Gul......
Authors: Steven Wooding, Edward Nason, Lisa Klautzer, Jennifer Rubin, Stephen Hanney, Jonathan Grant
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: research, future, study, work, programme, approach, case, analysis, council, impacts, practice, funded, economic, social, policy
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Wooding et al. examine how the Economic and Social Research Council’s (ESRC) Future of Work (FoW) programme influenced policy and professional practice. They consider whether the Payback Framework, a conceptual model for research evaluation, is appropriate for social science, and look at the challenges in evaluating the impact of research on the social sciences. The main findings of this rep......
Authors: Walter S. Baer, C. Johnston Conover, Patricia D. Fleischauer, B. F. Goeller, W. F. Hederman, Leland Johnson, Edward W. Merrow, Richard A. Rettig, John G. Wirt, Cheryl A. Cook
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: supporting, case, studies, projects, demonstration, federally, funded, analysis
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Presents detailed descriptions of and commentary upon 15 of the 24 demonstration projects analyzed in the course of the overall study.These projects include the Nuclear Ship [Savannah]; Mechanized Refuse Collection (Godzilla); Computer-Assisted Electrocardiogram Analysis; Teleprocessing of Medicaid Claims; Shipbuilding Research, Development and Demonstration Program; Fish Protein Concentrate Plant......
ISBN: 1437911706, 9781437911701
Author: William Woods
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Keywords: research, federally, funded, centers, oversight, development, management, opportunities, exist, improve, federal
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Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 52In 2006, the fed. gov?t. spent $13 billion -- 14% of its R&D expenditures -- to enable 38 federally funded R&D centers (FFRDCs) to meet special research needs. FFRDCs -- including laboratories, studies and analyses centers, and systems engineering centers -- conduct research in military space programs, nanotechnology, microelectro......
ISBN: 0796920656, 9780796920652
Author: Phetsile K Dlamini
Source: www.hsrcpress.ac.za
Keywords: africa, south, zimbabwe, funded, foundation, kellogg, botswana, children, interventions, selected, care, orphans, vulnerable, description
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Through several large-scale research projects, the Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS and Health Research Programme generates knowledge on the following issues: the social epidemiology of HIV/AIDS in South Africa and sub-Saharan region; key socio-cultural, psychological, political, economic and demographic determinants that increase or reduce vulnerability to HIV infection; public health; human developmen......
Authors: Edward Nason, Lisa Klautzer, Jennifer Rubin, Stephen Hanney, Steven Wooding, Jonathan Grant
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: research, future, study, work, programme, supporting, case, data, council, impacts, practice, funded, economic, social, policy
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Wooding et al. examine how the Economic and Social Research Council’s (ESRC) Future of Work (FoW) programme influenced policy and professional practice. They consider whether the Payback Framework, a conceptual model for research evaluation, is appropriate for social science, and look at the challenges in evaluating the impact of research on the social sciences. The main findings of this rep......
ISBN: 0833050338, 9780833050335
Authors: Kristy Kamarck, Harry J. Thie, Marisa Adelson, Heather Krull
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: return, investment, framework, program, education, navy, funded, graduate, evaluating
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The U.S. military services send officers to graduate schools each year to pursue advanced degrees, primarily to fill billet requirements later. This can be costly, including such things as tuition, housing, and pay but also the opportunity cost of the officer not filling an operational billet. Participation in such a program incurs specific service requirements in return, but is that enough to rec......
ISBN: 0833031430, 9780833031433
Authors: Edward G. Keating, Frank Camm
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: expenditure, insights, flying, hour, data, funded, group, force, depot, maintenance, activity, air
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The authors examine how Air force Materiel Command (AFMC) depot-level expenditures relate to operating command activity levels, i.e., flying hours. They examine the recorded expenditures of AFMC's Depot Maintenance Activity Group (DMAG) and relate Mission Design-specific DMAG repair expenditures to various lags of fleet flying hours. They find, across a variety of weapon systems, that although bot......
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