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United States Department of Education United States Department of ...

By: Jack Martin

Excerpt: I am pleased to submit the Department of Education's 31st Semiannual Report to Congress on Audit Follow-up, which covers the six-month period ending September 30, 2004. This report highlights the most significant accomplishments and audit management initiatives underway to facilitate the tracking and expedite the implementation of audit recommendations in addressing long-standing management problems at the Department. The report also provides a narrative summary...

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Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians : American Supplement : ...

By: Grove, George, Sir 1820-1900; Boyd, Charles N. (Charles Newell), 1875-1937; Pratt, Waldo Selden, 1857-1939
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The Selected Papers of Margaret Sanger

By: Sanger, Margaret, 1879-1966; Katz, Esther; Hajo, Cathy Moran; Engelman, Peter
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The Kemp Commission Recommendations : A Small Business Perspective...

By: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business; National Commission on Economic Growth and Tax Reform (U.S.). Unleashing America's Potential, a Pro Growth, Pro Family Tax System for the 21st Century

Includes bibliographical references

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University and Social Settlements

By: Reason, Will, Editor
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Report on State Implementation of the Gun-Free Schools Act

By: Westat Rockville

Excerpt: Introduction; he Gun-Free Schools Act (GFSA) states that each state receiving federal funds under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) must have a state law that requires all local educational agencies (LEAs) in the state to expel from school for at least one year any student found bringing a firearm to school. (See Appendix A for a copy of the GFSA.) State laws must also authorize the LEA chief administering officer to modify any such expulsion on ...

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Project Evaluation Its All about Students

By: U.S. Department of Education

Excerpt: ? Reducing gaps in college access and completion among differing student populations, improving academic attainment, strengthening institutions, strengthening accountability ?

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Instructions

By: U.S. Department of Education

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The Abcs of Ayp Raising Achievement for All Students

By: U.S. Department of Education

Excerpt: As states implement and refine systems for measuring progress under the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), parents, teachers, school officials, and policymakers have raised many questions and concerns about what the law requires. This guide is an effort to summarize the accountability requirements of Title I of the No Child Left Behind Act and to clear up some of the most common misconceptions.

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The Roots of Good and Evil : The Roots of Good and Evil

By: Nyanaponika Thera

BuddhaNet: Buddhist Information and Education Network document.

Excerpt: Venerable Nyanaponika era was one of the foremost interpreters of Veravada Buddhism. Born in Germany he came to Sri Lanka and ordained as a Buddhist monk in. In he founded the Buddhist Publication Society in Kandy which he served until his death in Venerable was highly respected for both his practice and erudition. He was the author of the now classic ?Heart of Buddhist Meditation.? His other writings have been collected into a volume entitled ?A Vision of Dhamm...

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Terrorism in Southeast Asia

By: Bruce Vaughn

Excerpt: On December 17, 2004, Congressional legislation, that seeks to address the war against terrorism in ways that would affect its prosecution in Southeast Asia, became Public Law 108-458, the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004. P.L. 108-458 addresses a number of issues identified by the 9/11 Commission Report including the need to identify and eliminate terrorist sanctuaries, to increase engagement between America and Muslim peoples, to suppor...

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Terrorism and the Militarys Role in Domestic Crisis Management : B...

By: Jeffrey D. Brake

Introduction: The United States faces a wide range of national security threats, from intercontinental ballistic missiles to the use of weapons of mass destruction (WMD)1 by terrorists. The debate over the seriousness of the various threats has intensified recently. Various studies and commissions have recommended far reaching changes in the approach to domestic preparedness and response to threats to the homeland. The threat of domestic terrorism has generated a wide ra...

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Computer Attack and Cyber Terrorism : Vulnerabilities and Policy I...

By: Clay Wilson

Introduction: Many Pentagon officials reportedly believe that future adversaries may be unwilling to array conventional forces against U.S. troops, and instead may resort to “asymmetric warfare” where a less powerful opponent uses other strategies to offset and negate U.S. technological superiority. Also, partly because the U.S. military relies significantly on the civilian information infrastructure, these officials believe that future conflicts maybe characterized by a...

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Finding the Law : The Values, Identity, And Function of the Intern...

By: Matthew E. Winter

Legal Reference Publication

Excerpt: MILITARY LAW REVIEW-VOLUME 128. The Military Law Review has been published quarterly at The Judge Advocate General?s School, US. Army, Charlottesville, Virginia, since 1958. The Review provides a forum for those interested in military law to share the products of their experience and research and is designed for use by military attorneys in connection with their official duties. Writings offered for publication should be of direct concern and import in this area...

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Countersea Operations

By: Timothy A. Kinnan

Foreword: Counter sea functions are an extension of Air Force operations into the maritime environment. Counter sea is a collateral mission for the Air Force. This includes missions such as sea surveillance, surface warfare, protection of sea lines of communications (SLOC), aerial mine laying, and air refueling in support of the Navy or Marines. Many of these collateral missions translate to primary functions of aerospace forces such as interdiction; counter-air; intelli...

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Psychological Operations

By: Timothy A. Kinnan

Excerpt: The history of armed conflict amply demonstrates the efficacy and value of psychological operations (PSYOP) across the range of military activity. Performing the critical tasks of preparing and influencing the battlespace psychologically, PSYOP are an integral part of today’s aerospace strategy, especially in relation to broader information operations (IO).

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Soviet Military Space Doctrine

Excerpt: This report seeks Soviet military space doctrine. .An examination of Soviet views on their general military doctrine reveals that this doctrine demands the inclusion of a strategy for using Soviet space-based military capabilities. (Although the Soviet concept of the term doctrine is much more precise than the Western concept...

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Handbook of the Chinese People's Liberation Army

By: Eastern Division

Excerpt: Chinese Armed Forces: The Chinese People's Liberation Army (CPLA) the collective name for the armed forces of the People's Republic of China (PRC) -- is the world's largest military force. The CPLtZ, which encornpasses the Army. the Navy, the Air Force, and the 2d Artillery (ballistic missile force) has a total strength of 4. million troops. 'The ground forces total sorne 3.25 million troops and support personnel, or about 80 percent of the CP1,A's total manpowe...

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Special Operations Forces (Sof) and Cia Paramilitary Operations: I...

By: Richard A. Best, Jr.

Excerpt: The U.S. strategy in pursuing the war on international terrorism involves a variety of missions conducted by military and civilian intelligence personnel characterized as “special operations” or paramilitary operations. The separate roles of the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) are not always clearly reflected in media accounts and at times there has been considerable operational overlap. Proposals such as those made by the 9...

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A National Security Strategy for a New Century

Preface: As we approach the beginning of the 21st century, the United States remains the world’s most powerful force for peace, prosperity and the universal values of democracy and freedom. Our nation’s challenge- and our responsibility- is to sustain that role by harnessing the forces of global integration for the benefit of our own people and people around the world.

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