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  • variety of comprehension strategies as needed (e.g., generating and responding to essential questions, making predictions, comparing information from several sources). The selections in Recommended Literature, Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve illustrate the quality and complexity of the materials to be read by students.

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  • School bond elections receive little attention in political science or education policy literature, and the research that does exist is based on the observations of a single or a hand full of elections. Given the importance of bond elections as a revenue generating mechanism for schools as well as being one of the only cases where citizens can directly make decisions in regard to school district policy, we believe that more attention should be paid to this important policy process.

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  • student-level achievement data are not available across all districts until as much as a year after the tests are taken, and analyzing the data requires time. This research has been conducted in RAND Education, a unit of the RAND Corporation, under a contract with New Leaders for New Schools. .

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  • Such studies show how writers' cultural backgrounds influence their organisation of writing; what they choose to use as evidence in supporting their main ideas; how they express their main ideas; and how they write in the foreign language (Benda, 1999). They also show how different rhetorical preferences are reflected in textual organisation in different languages (Grabe & Kaplan, 1989).

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  • Learning disability, or learning disorder, is an umbrella term for a wide variety of learning problems in which a person has difficulty learning in a typical manner, usually caused by an unknown factor. The unknown factor is the disorder that affects the brain’s ability to receive and process information. That is, the brain of people with learning disabilities is wired differently and this difference affects how they receive and process information.

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  • With the adoption of these English–language arts content standards in 1997, California set forth for the first time a uniform and specific vision of what students should know and be able to do in this subject area. Reflecting a strong consensus among educators, these standards establish high expectations for all students.

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  • “Population Ageing is profound, having major consequences and implications for all facets of human life. In the economic area, population ageing will have an impact on economic growth, savings, investment and consumption, labor markets, pensions, taxation and inter generational transfers. In the social sphere, population ageing affects health and healthcare, family composition and living arrangements, housing and migration. In this paper we try to document different aspects of human deprivation in the old age other than the measurement of income poverty.

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  • Considering the vital importance of writing skill in ESL studies, it is highly desirable that learners of English in our schools and colleges have the required level of proficiency in this field. However, the glaring truth is that majority of students at High School level in vernacular medium schools through out the country have a very poor proficiency level in writing. This has been studied and recorded by many research scholars from various parts of the country.

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  • Teaching language as an activity is important especially where learners lack the expected writing proficiency. In Andhra Pradesh, it has been observed that many ESL learners at class IX level, especially those from regional medium schools do not have the required writing proficiency. This could be because of several factors such as inadequate writing practice in the classroom, poor vocabulary, examination oriented writing, teacher- dictated writing, lack of exposure to English, lack of a homogenous English speaking community, limited reading habits and so on.

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  • The need for the present research, ‘Teaching Writing Using Picture Stories as Tools at the High School Level: The Movement from Other Regulation to Self Regulation’, emerges from the researcher’s B. Ed Project in which it was noticed that learners in regional medium schools struggle to write in English. It was observed that the only kind of writing these learners are used to is copying notes from the blackboard or guide books or taking down teacher dictated notes with numerous errors.

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  • The internode of solid bamboo has significantly higher ash, 1% NaOH, alcohol- toluene and hot water solubles than the nodes [Mabilangan et al. 2002]. However, differences between the major chemical composition of node and internode fraction of bamboo are small [Scurlock 2000]; neither the number of nodes nor the length of internode segments would be critical to the utilization of bamboo for energy conversion, chemical production, or as a building material. Fujji et al. [1993] investigated the chemistry of the immature culm of a moso- bamboo (Phyllostachys pubescens Mazel).

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  • While there is a broad literature on the returns to schooling, few studies have investigated the returns to an MBA. The value of an MBA degree is a concern to potential MBA students, and articles in the popular press and schools themselves often report average starting salaries of graduates as an indicator of program effectiveness without addressing issues of selection. The more rigorous attempts to determine the efficiency or value-added of MBA programs rely on aggregate data of student characteristics as reported by top-rated schools (Tracy and Waldfogel, 1997; Colbert et al.

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  • The International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans is the largest educational association serving benefit plan advisors. For over 50 years, the International Foundatio has served as the premier source of benefits education and information, providing objective accurate and timely information. Services include in-person training, distance learning and publications covering a broad range of topics. Programs are available for all levels, from basic concepts to advanced strategies.

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  • In many respects, the science of materials has only fully utilized two of its three fundamental tools —the variables of temperature and chemical composition. Pressure, the third fundamental variable altering materials, is in many ways the most remarkable, as it spans some 60 orders of magnitude in the universe.

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  • Horizontal integration. The concept of horizontal integration recognizes the inter- dependence of physical, mental, developmental, and oral health services; the inef- ficiencies that result when programs with common outcomes goals are operated independently in different sectors; and the importance of cross-sector service de- livery pathways and innovative delivery platforms to create more-functional con- tinuums of care.

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  • Increasing men’s participation also is a high priority for the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF/Africa), which tries to reach men in their communities, in workplaces and schools, in hotels and bars, and through social marketing, as well as with clinical services. Lessons learned from IPPF experience suggests that men are not opposed to family planning or to contraception but need to receive more information, along with community support and support from employers and opinion leaders.

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  • In May 2000, HHS announced five initiatives to strengthen human subject protection in clinical research. One of these was to develop guidance on financial conflict of interest that would serve to further protect research participants. As part of this initiative, HHS held a conference on the topic of human subject protection and financial conflict of interest on August 15-16, 2000.

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  • This high level of spending extends well into the pay period: in weeks beginning 8 to 14 days after payday, spending is still 5 percent higher than in the omitted category. The final distance category captures the significant increase in spending due to overlap with the next payday.13 To further verify that our baseline results are not driven by our parameterization of the distance measure, we regress log expenditure on separate dummy variables for each starting distance from payday.

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  • The external audit is intended to enhance the credibility of the financial statements of a firm. Auditors are supposed to verify and certify the quality of financial statements issued by management. However, over the last several decades, a substantial and increasing portion of an accounting firm’s total revenues have been derived from consulting services of various kinds. Provision of these nonaudit services can potentially hurt the quality of an audit by impairing auditor independence because of the economic bond that is created between the auditor and the client.

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  • Several approaches exist to model the magnitude and composition of the car stock. De Jong et  al. (2002) give a review of the recent (since 1995) international literature on car ownership mod‐ elling.  In PLANET we will use an aggregate approach. Other examples of  this approach can be  found in TREMOVE (De Ceuster et al., 2007) and ASTRA (Rothengatter et al., 2000).  We first describe the general principles, and then discuss the different steps in more detail.

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