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ISBN: 0309095751, 9780309095754
Authors: Committee For The Assessment Of Nih Minority Research Training Programs, Oversight Committee For The Assessment Of Nih Minority Research Training Programs, Board On Higher Education, Workforce, National Research Council
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Keywords: programs, phase, training, research, nih, minority, assessment
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This report provides an assessment of NIH s programs for increasing the participation in biomedical science of individuals from underrepresented minority groups.The report examines, using available data and the results of a survey of NIH trainees, the characteristics and outcomes of programs at the undergraduate, graduate, postdoctoral, and junior faculty levels.The report provides recommendations......
Author: James N. Dertouzos
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Keywords: committee, small, business, enterprise, minority, subcommittee, general, oversight, testimony
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Provides a structural overview of concentration and crossownership of media industries, giving attention to public policy issues.The daily newspaper industry has shown a steady trend over several years toward noncompetitive markets and chain ownership.The tendency of one newspaper to gain size advantage and capture a market explains the first aspect; tax advantages (rather than cost advantages) ma......
ISBN: 0309074738, 9780309074735
Authors: john A. Hartigan, Alexandra K. Wigdor, Editors; Committee On The General Aptitude Test Battery, National Research Council
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Keywords: general, aptitude, test, battery, issues, minority, employment, testing, validity, generalization, fairness
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Declining American competitiveness in world economic markets has renewed interest in employment testing as a way of putting the right workers in the right jobs. A new study of the U.S. Department of Labor's General Aptitude Test Battery (GATB) Referral System sheds light on key questions for America's employers: How well does the GATB predict job success? Are there scientific justifications for ad......
ISBN: 1437920446, 9781437920444
Author: Cornelia M. Ashby
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Keywords: consumer, efforts, could, protect, children, minority, information, assessment, product, safety, commission, data, collection
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Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 36In 2004, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimated that 29,400 deaths in the U.S. were related to consumer products. This study reviews what is known about the relative incidence of preventable injuries and deaths among minority children associated with products intended for children's use and also examines what......
Authors: David W. Grissmer, Ann Flanagan
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Keywords: minority, disadvantaged, students, gaps, achievement, federal, resources, closing, role
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This paper suggests that federal resources can and should play a critical role in closing the achievement gap between students. It identifies programs that could — with the help of targeted federal funds — improve the scores of disadvantaged children.......
Authors: David J. Armor, P. Conry Oseguera, Millicent Cox, Nicelma J. King, Lorraine M. Mcdonnell, Anthony H. Pascal, Edward Pauly, Gail L. Zellman
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Keywords: los, angeles, minority, schools, selected, program, school, preferred, reading, analysis
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Analyzes 6th grade reading achievement in 20 minority schools (predominantly black or Mexican American) in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).All 20 displayed large or consistent percentile-point gains on the CTBS reading examination between 1972 and 1975.Background factors (such as socioeconomic status, health, ethnicity, and attendance) and earlier test scores accounted for the larg......
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