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York, Linda J. – 1969
This surveillance report is an update of the Laboratory's December 1967, report. It presents the current status of (1) organizational arrangements to facilitate the use of research and development information within the public school setting and (2) personnel training programs for increasing the use of research and development information by…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Educational Programs, Graduate Study, Inservice Education
Hesse, Michael B. – 1975
The main objective of this constituency study was to determine the level of awareness and corresponding opinions of constituents with regard to three issues. Thirty-three Wisconsin state senators served as subjects along with 1,650 Wisconsin citizens who were interviewed via telephone regarding their views. The political public relations…
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Government (Administrative Body), Higher Education, Mass Media
Naval Education and Training Command, Pensacola, FL. – 1975
The Rate Training Manual and Nonresident Career Course (RTM/NRCC) form a self-study package that enables Aviation Boatswain's Mate F to fulfill the requirements for advancement to ABF1 and the ABF1 for advancement to the rank of ABFC. In preparing for advancement examinations, the manual should be studied in conjunction with Military Requirements…
Descriptors: Assignments, Aviation Technology, Course Content, Equipment Maintenance
Fischer, Margaret – 1971
Research was reviewed on the current status of phenylketonuria, an hereditary amino acid metabolic disorder that can cause severe mental retardation, physical complications, and emotional difficulties if not detected and treated early in childhood. A majority of the research cited was published in the 1960's. Topics covered were: discovery of…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Diseases, Exceptional Child Research, Medical Evaluation
Thomas, Francis H. – 1968
In this paper the roles and functions of man in the evolution and development of two complex specific systems within the Army operational environment are discussed. It is pointed out that throughout the course of historical development, the basic system functions and objectives have remained unchanged even though the system equipments have varied.…
Descriptors: Information Processing, Management Systems, Models, Operations Research
Wagner, Mary; Wagner, Marsden G. – 1974
The present report describes a system for the care of children during the day in Denmark: care in private family homes. Begun in 1966, this program organized a formal system of family day care homes initiated and supervised by the government; this is an extension of the former system of licensing privately initiated family day care homes. From the…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Child Caregivers, Comparative Analysis, Day Care
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Condelli, Larry; Shaw, Jerry I. – 1981
A powerholder may influence a target individual on the basis of reward, coercive, legitimate, referent, expert, or informational power. To determine the effects of compliance outcome and basis of power on the powerholder-target relationship, 108 undergraduates read six scenarios in which a powerholder influenced a target. An expected interaction…
Descriptors: College Students, Cooperation, Higher Education, Individual Power
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Burd, Gene – 1980
An assessment of newspapers from ghost towns in the United States is proposed in this paper as a means of improving the definitions of frontier journalism beyond national time periods, expansion over geographical space, and primitive policy and practices. It is suggested that an evaluation be made by measurement and appraisal of those newspapers'…
Descriptors: Community Responsibility, Journalism, Media Research, Municipalities
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Chin, James – 1979
Intended to assist Agency for International Development (AID) officers, advisors, and health officials in incorporating health planning into national plans for economic development, this first of ten manuals in the International Health Planning Methods Series deals with planning and evaluation of communicable disease control programs. The first…
Descriptors: Communicable Diseases, Developing Nations, Disease Control, Guidelines
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Educational Service Region of Cook County, Chicago, IL. – 1974
The statistics on vandalism compiled in this report were obtained from a survey of all 717 schools in suburban Cook County and give a broad overview of the extent, frequency, and financial costs incurred as a result of vandalism in the schools. The survey includes information on methods of protection and surveillance such as security personnel,…
Descriptors: Electronic Equipment, Elementary Secondary Education, Expulsion, Police School Relationship
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Fisk, Robert S.; Duryea, E. D. – 1977
In recent decades, an increase in federal and state support for higher education has carried with it a correlative increase in surveillance by government agencies. Although the role of regional accrediting bodies has not yet been challenged directly, state and federal governments have embarked on policies and actions that bear upon their function.…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Administrative Policy, Collective Bargaining, College Faculty
Illinois State Dept. of Public Health, Springfield. – 2000
In order to highlight the importance of identifying children with elevated blood lead levels, the Illinois Department of Public Health produces its surveillance report to present state and county level data on the number of children screened for and identified with lead poisoning. In Illinois, all children between 6 and 84 months of age must be…
Descriptors: Blacks, Child Health, Children, Community Characteristics
Broadfoot, Patricia – 1987
Some of the assumptions underlying educational assessment policies in England and Wales are discussed in terms of contradictions in the aims of those policies. Two key initiatives--the national "bench-mark" testing and records of achievement--provide the focus for illustrating the potentially fundamental change of emphasis in the nature…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Educational Policy, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
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Randall, Leslie L.; Krogh, Christopher; Welty, Thomas K.; Willinger, Marian; Iyasu, Solomon – American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research: The Journal of the National Center, 2001
Of all Indian Health Service areas, the Aberdeen Area has consistently had the highest infant mortality rate. Among some tribes in this area the rate has exceeded 30/1000 live birth and half the infant deaths have been attributed to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, a rate four to five times higher than the national average. The Indian Health Service,…
Descriptors: American Indians, Prevention, Mortality Rate, Child Health
MMWR: Morbidity and Morality Weekly Report, 2000
In the United States, approximately three-fourths of all deaths among persons aged 10-24 years result from only four causes: motor-vehicle crashes, other unintentional injuries, homicide, and suicide. Results from this 1999 national Youth Risk Behavior Survey demonstrate that numerous high school students engage in behaviors that increase the…
Descriptors: Adolescents, At Risk Persons, Death, Drinking
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