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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: 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: Paul E. Patton
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: nation, learners, building, report, education, goals, national
Number of Pages: 93
Published: 2000-07-01
ISBN-10: 0788188348
ISBN-13: 9780788188343

The 1999 report of the National Education Goals Panel, created in 1990, to show how much progress the nation & the states have made toward those Goals. Chapters: The National Education Goals; summary of progress to date; national progress; state progress toward the 8 goals: (1) ready to learn; (2) school completion; (3) student achievement & citizenship; (4) teacher education & professional development; (5) mathematics & science; (6) adult literacy & lifelong learning; (7) safe, disciplined, & alcohol- & drug-free schools; & (8) parental participation. Sources for the national & state indicato

Author: Ki-mun Pan
Publisher: UNICEF
Keywords: children, towards, world, progress, goals, millennium, development
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2007-12-31
ISBN-10: 9280642197
ISBN-13: 9789280642193

"This report provides new information and analysis on how far the world has come in reducing child and maternal mortality and malnutrition, ensuring universal primary education, protecting children against abuse, exploitation and violence, and combating HIV/AIDS. It is based on an extensive and valuable set of reports by United Nations Member States, which show that results are mixed, but positive in many respects. In the five years since the Special Session, there has been progress in many countries; but the national reports make clear that actions are still needed everywhere to accelerate pr

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: proceedings, workshop, stockholm, sweden, december, progress, technical, political, waste, management, repositories, radioactive, geological
Number of Pages: 248
Published: 2005-03-02
ISBN-10: 9264008314
ISBN-13: 9789264008311

This conference proceedings brings together the latest knowledge on political and technical progress in geological repositories for radioactive waste.  It presents perspectives from a variety of countries and stakeholders, examines international instruments being used to facilitate the implementation of geological repositories, and assesses scientific progress and pending technical issues.

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: program, proposed, progress, technological, sematech
Number of Pages: 46
Published: 1994-01-01
ISBN-10: 0788103695
ISBN-13: 9780788103698

A review of the progress, funding, and expenditures of SEMATECH, a government-industry R&D consortium formed in 1987 to enable the U.S. to regain world leadership in semiconductor manufacturing. Charts and tables.

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: practices, achieve, substantial, savings, using, progress, management, dod, build, inventory
Number of Pages: 53
Published: 1996-07-01
ISBN-10: 0788132369
ISBN-13: 9780788132360

Summarizes the Department of Defense's (DoD) progress in adopting the practices recommended in prior reports in which they compared the DoD's logistics practices with those of the private sector. This report addresses the extent to which the DoD has adopted the specific practices recommended for consumable items. Determines the savings and benefits being achieved through the use of these practices as well as the DoD's overall progress in improving consumable item management. Charts and tables.
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