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Author: Martin E. Orland
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: national, education, goals, panel, report, students, creating, standards, american, promises
Number of Pages: 81
Published: 1993-06
ISBN-10: 0788141813
ISBN-13: 9780788141812

Discusses standards for goals 3 & 4 of the technical planning group on the review of education standards. Contents: content standards; subject-specific content standards; state content standards; performance standards; challenges for NESIC; & responding to public concerns. Appendices: national content development projects; setting standards in other countriesÓ; statement on voluntary national education content standards, & more.

Author: Jeffrey C. Steinhoff
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: exposure, draft, revision, standards, auditing, government
Number of Pages: 138
Published: 2001-08
ISBN-10: 0756724570
ISBN-13: 9780756724573

Proposed changes to the GAO Gov't. Audit Standards (the yellow book.Ó) These changes propose revision throughout the entire set of standards except for the 2nd general standard, independence, which is being revised separately. These revisions fall into 3 categories: GAGAS framework, consistent application of the standards where applicable to the various types of audits, & strengthening or streamlining the standards. Chapters: types of gov't. audits & attestation engagements (AE); general standards; field work standards, & reporting standards for financial audits & performance audits; & genera

Author: Eunice N. Askov
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: workplace, literacy, standards, skill, developing, framework
Number of Pages: 141
Published: 1998-02
ISBN-10: 0788145428
ISBN-13: 9780788145421

Adult educators working in workplace literacy & workforce preparation programs need to be aware of the many efforts to define standards for the knowledge, skills, & abilities needed for successful performance in the workplace. This report describes the various efforts related to skill standards & other policy initiatives for those who may not be directly involved in these ongoing efforts. Includes skill descriptions as the framework for workplace literacy skill standards. Contents: background to the occupational skill standards efforts; occupational skill standards; framework for skill standar

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: standards, auditing, government
Number of Pages: 180
Published: 1994-12-01
ISBN-10: 0788115219
ISBN-13: 9780788115219

These standards are broad statements' of government auditors' responsibilities. Covers: types of government audits, general standards, field work standards for financial and performance audits, reporting standards for financial and performance audits, and more. Index.

Author: Nathaniel Max Rock
Publisher: Team Rock Press
Keywords: math, second, grade, standards, driven
Number of Pages: 121
Published: 2007-08-04
ISBN-10: 1599800276
ISBN-13: 9781599800271

Addressing the California Content Standards, this series of study guides is useful for spring standards test preparation to help students improve their math and math-related success. Each volume provides explanations of the meaning of the content standards and includes appropriate problem sets. (Education/Teaching)

Author: James B. Hunt
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: education, goals, panel, national, commissioned, academic, standards, papers, implementing
Number of Pages: 265
Published: 1999-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788180126
ISBN-13: 9780788180125

The National Education Goals (NEG) Panel has assembled information regarding standards implementation, especially in the areas of math and science. The papers in this volume describe how states have recently implemented their education standards, how textbooks and teaching could help students reach standards, and the resources and advice available from the professional organizations that developed national standards in math and science. Sections include: current state policy on standards; special issues relating to teachers and textbooks; special issues relating to math and science; and NEG Pa

Author: Susan Fleming
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: fuel, economy, standards, emissions, improved, maintained, gas, analysis, setting, nhtsa, epa, partnership, vehicle, greenhouse
Number of Pages: 64
Published: 2010-08
ISBN-10: 1437931693
ISBN-13: 9781437931693

In May 2009, the U.S. announced plans to increase the Nat. Highway Traffic Safety Admin. (NHTSA) corp. average fuel econ. (CAFE) standards and establish the EPA greenhouse gas emissions standards for vehicles. NHTSA redesigned CAFE standards for light trucks for model years 2008-11. Experts raised questions about the rigor of the computer modeling NHTSA used to develop these standards. This report reviewed: (1) the design of NHTSA and EPA's standards; (2) how they are collaborating to set these standards; (3) improvements compared to a previous rulemaking NHTSA made to the modeling; and (4) th
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