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Author: Marnie W. Shaul
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: funded, programs, privately, characteristics, vouchers, school
Number of Pages: 43
Published: 2008-05-01
ISBN-10: 1428945725
ISBN-13: 9781428945722

Privately funded voucher programs, started in the early 1990s, provide low-income families with private, non-governmental tuition assistance at private schools for kindergarten through grade 12. This report on privately funded voucher programs focuses on answers to the following questions: What are the characteristics of privately funded school voucher programs, including such factors as amount of tuition assistance, determination of student eligibility, and long-term challenges? What is known about the academic performance of students participating in these programs and the degree of parental
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Author: Richard J. Hillman
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: activities, insurance, federal, catalogue
Number of Pages: 90
Published: 2005-09
ISBN-10: 1422301168
ISBN-13: 9781422301166

The fed. gov't. assumes insurance risk for a wide range of activities & administered by a variety of fed. org. For some activities, such as those funded through the Nat. Flood Insurance account, the fed. gov't. assumes the entire insurance risk. The fed. gov't. also assumes part of the risk for insurance activities that are admin. by state & local gov'ts. -- for ex., those funded through the Unemployment Trust Fund or that are partly underwritten by private insurers, such as those funded through the Special Workers' Compensation Expenses account. This report: (1) provides criteria for identify
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Author: Pat Hartary
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: organization, defense, missile, ballistic
Number of Pages: 107
Published: 1999-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788176528
ISBN-13: 9780788176524

Highlights 50 of Ballistic Missile Defense Organization's (BMDO) best success stories emerging from technology transfer in the past year. Covers technologies such as: communications and displays, computer hardware and software, manufacturing, materials, medicine, optics, sensors, and dual-use technologies. Also discusses the program's integrated efforts to support BMDO-funded technologies at various stages of development through the following approaches: making industry aware of BMDO-funded innovations, guiding researchers in the commercialization process, leveraging coop. relationships; and t
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Author: Marvin Pierce
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: tribe, audit, report, arapaho, northern, selected, programs, administration
Number of Pages: 885
Published: 2008-04-01
ISBN-10: 1428988661
ISBN-13: 9781428988668

A review of the Northern Arapaho Tribeżs admin. of programs financed by Fed., State of Wyoming, & Tribal funds. The objective of the audit was to determine whether the Tribe was administering selected programs effectively & efficiently. The Northern Arapaho Tribe, with 5,647 enrolled members (in 1995), shares the 3,500 square-mile Wind River Reservation in west-central Wyoming with the Shoshone Tribe. The Tribe operates 22 programs, of which 10 are funded primarily by Fed. or State contracts & 12 are funded predominantly by Tribal revenue. The Bureau of Indian Affairs has oversight responsibi
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Author: Laurie E. Ekstrand
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: drug, measure, impact, court, programs, needed, evaluation, courts, doj, data, collection, efforts
Number of Pages: 84
Published: 2003-07-01
ISBN-10: 075672516X
ISBN-13: 9780756725167

Assesses the U.S. Dept. of Justice's (DoJ) efforts to collect data on the performance & impact of federally funded drug court programs. The main purpose of a drug court program is to use the authority of the court to reduce crime by changing defendants' substance abuse behavior. This report focuses on DoJ's: (1) Drug Courts Program Office's efforts to collect performance & outcome data from federally funded drug court programs, & (2) Nat. Institute of Justice's efforts to complete a national impact evaluation of federally funded drug court programs. Also describes the scope & methodology in de
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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: satellite, systems, applications, civilian, space, remote, sensing, future
Number of Pages: 228
Published: 1995-06
ISBN-10: 0788113518
ISBN-13: 9780788113512

Examines issues related to the development and operation of publicly funded U.S. and foreign civilian remote sensing systems. Explores the military and intelligence use of data gathered by civilian satellites. Examines the outlook for privately funded and operated remote sensing systems. Numerous charts, graphs, tables and photos.
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Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: technologies, bmdo
Number of Pages: 64
Published: 1998-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788177532
ISBN-13: 9780788177538

This report has been written in support of the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization's (BMDO's) Technology Applications program. It is intended to put users of environmental technology in touch with developers of innovations funded by BMDO. BMDO has funded a wide range of Defense technologies that could also assist these users in their needs for complying with environmental regulations, obtaining decision-related data, & meeting their bottom lines. Interested readers can obtain contact information on researchers at the mentioned businesses, universities, & Federal laboratories at the end of e
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