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Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: research, station, northwest, pacific, accomplishments, science
Number of Pages: 78
Published: 2008-03
ISBN-10: 1422399982
ISBN-13: 9781422399989

Contents: Pacific Northwest (PNW) Research Station: The Setting: A Message from the PNW Executive Team; Goal Accomplishments; Goal 1: Develop an Understanding of Ecological, Social, & Economic Systems & Their Interactions; Goal 2: Assess the Status & Trends of Ecosystems & Natural Resources & Their Uses; Goal 3: Develop Science-Based Options for Informed Mgmt.; Goal 4: Communicate Science Findings & Enhance their Applications; Publications; symposia, Workshops, & Tours; Conservation Education; Honors & Awards; Research Context; Finances & Workforce; Cooperators Who Received Funding for Studies

Author: Leslie Lawrence
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: nation, learners, building, report, education, goals, national
Number of Pages: 85
Published: 1998-06
ISBN-10: 0788176234
ISBN-13: 9780788176234

The 8th in a series of annual reports issued to measure national & state progress toward the 8 National Education Goals (NEG). It evaluates progress made since 1990, the year that the NEG were adopted. In addition to summarizing how we stand in relation to achieving the ambitious targets specified in the Goals, this report gives special emphasis to state improvement over time. This report shows that the nation has made some important progress, particularly with regard to Goal 1: Ready to Learn; Goal 3: Student Achievement & Citizenship; & Goal 5: Math. & Science. But, the nation is far from wh

Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: report, goals, goal, educations, national, childhood, special
Number of Pages: 39
Published: 1997-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788170244
ISBN-13: 9780788170249

Focusing on one of the eight National Education Goals, this report examines Goal One which states that by the year 2000, all children in America will start school ready to learn. It examines the progress of the nation and states at meeting the health, family, and preschool objectives associated with Goal One and includes data indicating the status of the 3-year "I Am Your Child" campaign, launched to increase public support for the youngest children, from birth to age 3. Along with the data are tips for parents, and discussions on the indicators of the well-being of young children, including h

Author: Susan D. Kladiva
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: operating, improved, framework, progress, measures, needs, initiative, reinvention, epas, common, sense, regulatory
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 1997-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788180851
ISBN-13: 9780788180859

Examines the progress of the EPA Common Sense Initiative, begun in July 1994, toward its goal of finding cleaner, cheaper, smarterÓ ways of reducing or preventing pollution & the methods EPA uses to measure progress. Resolving future environmental challenges will require a fundamentally different approach, which the agency calls regulatory reinvention.Ó Some have questioned the progress of EPA's reinvention efforts & of the Common Sense Initiative in particular. This report assesses: EPA's progress in achieving the goal the agency set for the Initiative & the methods EPA uses to measure the

Author: Shenggen Fan
Publisher: Intl Food Policy Res Inst
Keywords: goal, business, unusual, development, millennium, hunger, meeting, first, halving
Number of Pages: 28
Published: 2010-07-30
ISBN-10: 0896295389
ISBN-13: 9780896295384

In 2000, the world's leaders set a target of halving the percentage of hungry people between 1990 and 2015. This rather modest target constitutes part of the first Millennium Development Goal, which also calls for halving the proportion of people living in poverty and achieving full employment. However, the effort to meet the hunger target has swerved off track, and the world is getting farther and farther away from realizing this objective. The goal of halving hunger by 2015 can still be achieved, but business as usual will not be enough. What is needed is "business as unusual"-a smarter, mor

Author: Mayra Buvinić
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: development, goal, millennium, stand, women, equality
Number of Pages: 374
Published: 2008-09
ISBN-10: 082137446X
ISBN-13: 9780821374467

Upon signing the Millennium Declaration in 2000, the international community committed itself to eight development goals with timebound targets and measurable indicators. The third of these eight goals was to 'promote gender equality and empower women'. The third Millennium Development Goal (MDG3) in the Millennium Declaration has spurred national and international efforts to improve women's situation around the globe. 'Equality for Women: Where Do We Stand on Millennium Goal 3?' tracks countries' progress with implementing and financing MDG3 by examining national experiences and successes wit

Author: Judith H. LaRosa
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: acute, treatment, myocardial, infarction, answers, issues, identification, rapid, heart, national, lung, blood, symposium, institute, proceedings
Number of Pages: 174
Published: 1996-04-01
ISBN-10: 0788128256
ISBN-13: 9780788128257

Discusses the strides that have been made in the identification and treatment of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) with an armament of powerful technologies and drugs. A goal of minimizing time to diagnosis and treatment of AMI patients was identified. Efforts to meet the goal were also determined and examined. Includes: rapid identification and treatment at emergency care facilities, prehospital management of AMI, public education programs, legislative considerations, present and future hospital management decisions, and more. 50 graphs, charts and tables.
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