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Author: Amy F. Woolf
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: control, verification, monitoring
Number of Pages: 27
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 1437932924
ISBN-13: 9781437932928

Contents: (1) Introduction; (2) Monitoring and Verification in Arms Control; (3) The Components of a Verification Regime: The Objectives of a Verification Regime; Assessing Verifiability; Monitoring and Verification in U.S.-Soviet and U.S.-Russian Arms Control; Monitoring and Verification in New START (Strategic Offensive Reductions Treaty); National Technical Means of Verification; Providing Telemetry Generated During Missile Flight Tests: Telemetry Exchange in START; Telemetry Exchange in New START; Mobile ICBMs: Limits on Mobile ICBMs in START; Mobile ICBMs in New START; On-Site Inspections

Author: Amy F. Woolf
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: options, issues, start, control, strategic
Number of Pages: 37
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 1437921965
ISBN-13: 9781437921960

The United States and Soviet Union signed the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) in 1991; it entered into force in December 1994 and is due to expire in December 2009. The United States and Russia have held several meetings to discuss options for continuing their arms control relationship. They are currently negotiating a new Treaty that would replace START. Contents of this report: Introduction; The START Treaty; The Strategic Offensive Reductions Treaty; and Preparing for START Expiration.

Author: Cornelia M. Ashby
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: improve, could, accountability, decisions, spending, communication, consistent, start, head, grantees, expand, services, recovery
Number of Pages: 83
Published: 2011-05
ISBN-10: 1437944752
ISBN-13: 9781437944754

This report, one in a series on the uses of and accountability for Recovery Act (RA) funds in selected states and localities, comments on recipients' reports of the jobs created and retained. The RA provided $2.1 billion for Head Start and Early Head Start, primarily to expand services. This report addressed four questions: (1) How have Head Start and Early Head Start grantees used RA funds, including for expanding enrollment? (2) What challenges have grantees encountered in spending RA funds? (3) How has the Office of Head Start monitored the use of RA funds? (4) How has the quality of jobs d

Author: D. Catherine Baltzell
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: services, funding, characteristics, participant, start, programs, head
Number of Pages: 93
Published: 1998-06
ISBN-10: 0788178784
ISBN-13: 9780788178788

Head Start has served over 16 million children at a cost of $35 billion in the 30+ years of its existence. Funding for Head Start has tripled in the past 10 years. Growing out of the War on Poverty in the mid-1960s, Head Start was created to provide comprehensive educational, health, social, and mental health services to disadvantaged preschool children. This report describes the (1) number and characteristics of those served, (2) services provided and the way they are provided, (3) federal and nonfederal program dollars received and spent by programs delivering Head Start services, and (4) ot

Author: Marnie S. Shaul
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: test, new, used, decision, making, results, allow, start, further, development, could, head
Number of Pages: 60
Published: 2005-09-01
ISBN-10: 1422300617
ISBN-13: 9781422300619

In Sept. 2003, the Head Start Bureau, in the Dept. of Health & Human Services, Admin. for Children & Families, implemented the Nat. Reporting System (NRS), the first nationwide skills test of over 400,000 4- & 5-year-old children. The NRS is intended to provide information on how well Head Start grantees are helping children progress. Given the importance of the NRS, this report examines: what information the NRS is designed to provide; how the Head Start Bureau has responded to concerns raised by grantees & experts during the first year of implementation; & whether the NRS provides the Head S

Author: John F. Kerry (ed)
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: treaty, new, start, congressional, report, offensive, limitation, russia, measures, further, reduction, strategic
Number of Pages: 141
Published: 2011-05-01
ISBN-10: 1437981968
ISBN-13: 9781437981964

The Treaty between the U.S. and the Russian Federation on Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms (the New START Treaty) will commit the U.S. and Russia to reductions in strategic offensive arms. By continuing predictability and transparency between the parties, it would ensure strategic stability while enabling the U.S. to maintain an effective nuclear deterrent. New START builds upon the Treaty Between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. on the START Treaty of 1991 and the Treaty Between the U.S. and the Russian Federation on the Moscow Treaty of 2002. This report

Author: Gregory Kutz
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: head, start, selected, centers, abuse, finds, undercover, testing, fraud
Number of Pages: 30
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437940552
ISBN-13: 9781437940558

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. The Head Start program provides child development services primarily to low-income families and their children. Federal law allows up to 10% of families to have incomes above 130% of the poverty line ż referred to as over-income families. Families with incomes below 130% of the poverty line are referred to as under-income families. Nearly 1 million children a year participate in Head Start. The auditor received hotline tips alleging fraud by grantees. In response, he investigated the allegations, conducted undercover tests to de
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