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Author: United States, General Accountability Office, Gera
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: requirements, report, congressional, committees, program, clarifying, advisory, opinions, means, medicare
Number of Pages: 31
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 142893717X
ISBN-13: 9781428937178

Author: Gene Lauver
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: firearm, sales, related, procedures, state, survey
Number of Pages: 73
Published: 1996-06
ISBN-10: 0788143468
ISBN-13: 9780788143465

Provides an overview of how the firearm check procedures work in the various states to help in measuring the impact of the Brady ActÓ (PL 103-159, Handgun Control, Multiple Firearm Purchases, & Federal Firearms License Reform: Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act). This document is based on a three part survey sent to all of the states in June 1995. This reports summarizes the Part A responses received from 40 states as well as verbal discussions the non-responding states had with interviewers. Each summary was sent to the state for review, & clarifying comments were used to adjust the summa

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: regional, development, contracts, governments, regions, central, linking
Number of Pages: 200
Published: 2007-04-12
ISBN-10: 9264008756
ISBN-13: 9789264008755

A trend toward decentralisation has meant that sub-national governments increasingly find themselves responsible for providing a host of public goods and services. Rarely, however, can they "go it alone". Co-ordination among levels of government is imperative. This book offers a unique analytic framework for assessing multi-level governance arrangements, which is subsequently applied to five case studies of regional development policy: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, and Spain. The book reveals the importance of contractual arrangements for customised management of interdependencies, for cla

Author: Eileen R. Larence
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: funding, development, decisions, increase, accountability, research, rationale, technology, assessment, center, clarifying, counterdrug
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 2009-08
ISBN-10: 1437915159
ISBN-13: 9781437915150

This letter formally transmits the summary of an oral briefing given on December 8, 2008, and subsequent agency comments. This is a report on the Office of National Drug Control Policy's (ONDCP) Counterdrug Technology Assessment Center (CTAC). Specifically, it addresses issues pertaining to CTAC's use of funds since fiscal year 2003, the ONDCP Director's approach to funding decisions for research and development, CTAC's measures of performance, and CTAC's reorganization in 2007. Includes recommendations. Illustrations.

Author: Marco Bristo
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: americans, disabilities, enforcement, federal, decade, promises
Number of Pages: 536
Published: 2001-01
ISBN-10: 0756707463
ISBN-13: 9780756707460

Looks at the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) enforcement activities from 1990 to 1999 of 4 key Fed. agencies: the Justice Dept., the EEOC, the Transportation Dept., & the FCC. Reveals that while the Administration has consistently asserted its strong support for the civil rights of people with disabilities, the Fed. agencies charged with enforcement & policy development under ADA have, to varying degrees, been underfunded, overly cautious, reactive, & lacking any coherent & unifying national strategy. In addition, enforce. agencies have not taken leadership roles in clarifying frontierÓ

Author: Elizabeth G. Hill
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: schools, charter, californias, assessing
Number of Pages: 36
Published: 2008-04-01
ISBN-10: 1437900003
ISBN-13: 9781437900002

Since they first opened their doors in 1993, charter schools (CS) in CA have grown in number & steadily increased enrollment. Over the last decade, the state has funded two CS evaluations which concluded that CS are a viable reform strategy: expanding familiesż choices, encouraging parental involvement, increasing teacher satisfaction, enhancing principalsż control over school-site decision making, & broadening the curriculum without sacrificing time spent on core subjects. Contents: The żBasicsż of CS in CA; Major CS Legis.; CS Growth Over the Last Decade; Synopsis of 2003 CS Eval.; Re-Ex

Author: Roy G. Moy
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: employment, equal, opportunity, commission, enforcing, states, united, employers, comply, ada, assessment, helping
Number of Pages: 323
Published: 2000-01
ISBN-10: 078818623X
ISBN-13: 9780788186233

This report reflects the commitment of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights to ensure that Americans with disabilities are afforded equal opportunity. This report focuses specifically on the efforts of the EEOC to enforce title I of the ADA, which prohibits discrimination based on disability in employment. It evaluates & analyzes EEOC's regulations & policies clarifying the language of the statute, processing of charges of discrimination based on disability; litigation activities under title I of the ADA; & outreach, education, & technical assistance efforts relating to the act. Offers findings
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