DBASSE
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 
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   DBASSE - TOPICS

Aging

Behavior and Cognition

Children, Youth, and Families

Defense and National Security

Economy and the Workforce

Education

Humans, Systems, and Technologies

Law, Crime, and Justice

National Surveys and Statistics

Population and Demography

Research Quality and Use

Society and the Environment

Testing and Assessment

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REPORTS
Protecting Student Records and Facilitating Education Research:A Workshop Summary  (CNSTAT,CFE)
2008

Designed to protect the privacy of individual student test scores, grades, and other education records, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974 places limits the access of... Read more


Strategies for a BEA Satellite Health Care Account:Summary of a Workshop  (CNSTAT)
2008

In March 2008, the Committee on National Statistics of the National Academies held a workshop to assist the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) with next steps as it develops plans to produce a... Read more


Adolescent Health Services: Missing Opportunities  
2008

Adolescence is a time of major transition, however, health care services in the United States today are not designed to help young people develop healthy routines, behaviors, and relationships that... Read more


Rebuilding the Research Capacity at HUD  (CEGIS)
2008

Today, the nation faces an array of housing and urban policy challenges. No federal department other than HUD focuses explicitly on the well-being of urban places or on the spatial relationships among... Read more


Early Childhood Assessment: Why, What, and How  (BOCYF,BOTA)
2008

COMMITTEE ON DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOMES AND ASSESSMENTS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN CATHERINE E. SNOW (Chair), Graduate School of Education, Harvard University MARGARET BURCHINAL, Department of Education,... Read more


Public Participation in Environmental Assessment and Decision Making  (BECS)
2008

Federal agencies have taken steps to include the public in a wide range of environmental decisions. Although some form of public participation is often required by law, agencies usually have broad... Read more


Protecting Individual Privacy in the Struggle Against Terrorists: A Framework for Program Assessment  (CLAJ,CNSTAT,CSTB)
2008

All U.S. agencies with counterterrorism programs that collect or "mine" personal data -- such as phone records or Web sites visited -- should be required to evaluate the programs' effectiveness,... Read more


Ballistic Imaging  (CLAJ,CNSTAT,NMAB)
2008

Ballistic Imaging assesses the state of computer-based imaging technology in forensic firearms identification. The book evaluates the current law enforcement database of images of crime-related... Read more


Assessing Accomplished Teaching: Advanced-Level Certification Programs  (BOTA)
2008

The mission of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) is to establish "high and rigorous standards for what teachers should know and be able to do, to certify teachers who meet... Read more


Common Standards for K-12 Education?: Considering the Evidence: Summary of a Workshop Series  (CFE)
2008

Standards-based accountability has become a central feature of the public education system in each state and is a theme of national discussions about how achievement for all students can be improved... Read more


Using the American Community Survey for the National Science Foundation's Science and Engineering Workforce Statistics Programs  (CNSTAT)
2008

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has long collected information on the number and characteristics of individuals with education or employment in science and engineering and related fields in the... Read more


The National Children's Study Research Plan: A Review  (CNSTAT,BOCYF,BPH)
2008

The National Children's Study (NCS) is planned to be the largest long-term study of environmental and genetic effects on children's health ever conducted in the United States. It proposes to examine... Read more


Behavioral Modeling and Simulation: From Individuals to Societies  (BBCSS)
2008

Today's military missions have shifted away from fighting nation states using conventional weapons toward combating insurgents and terrorist networks in a battlespace in which the attitudes and... Read more


Surveying Victims: Options for Conducting the National Crime Victimization Survey  (CNSTAT,CLAJ)
2008

It is easy to underestimate how little was known about crimes and victims before the findings of the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) became common wisdom. In the late 1960s, knowledge of... Read more


Assessing the Role of K-12 Academic Standards in States:Workshop Summary  (BOTA)
2008

Every state in the United States, the District of Columbia, and the Department of Defense Education Activity now has its own academic standards, at least in core subjects. These documents vary in... Read more


NASA's Elementary and Secondary Education Program:Review and Critique  (BOSE,CFE)
2008

The federal role in precollege science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education is receiving increasing attention in light of the need to support public understanding of science and... Read more


Review of CCSP Draft Synthesis and Assessment Product 5.3: Decision-Support Experiments and Evaluations Using Seasonal to Interannual Forecasts and Observational Data  (BECS,CEGIS)
2008

This study offered an independent peer review for a synthetic document being produced for the CCSP. It found the draft document to be in a fairly early stage of development and noted several issues... Read more


Research on Future Skill Demands: A Workshop Summary  (BOTA)
2008

Over the past five years, business and education groups have issued a series of reports indicating that the skill demands of work are rising, due to rapid technological change and increasing global... Read more


Experimentation and Evaluation Plans for the 2010 Census: Interim Report  (CNSTAT)
2008

For the past 50 years, the Census Bureau has conducted experiments and evaluations with every decennial census involving field data collection during which alternatives to current census processes are... Read more


Human Behavior in Military Contexts  (BBCSS)
2008

Human behavior forms the nucleus of military effectiveness. Humans operating in the complex military system must possess the knowledge, skills, abilities, aptitudes, and temperament to perform their... Read more


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