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Investing in the Health and Well-Being of Young Adults—This report describes what is meant by the term young adulthood, who young adults are, what they are doing, and what they need, and provides a roadmap to improving outcomes for this age group as they transition from adolescence to adulthood. ►Read more
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The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Exploring Causes and Consequences:  Given the minimal impact of long prison sentences on crime prevention and the negative consequences of high incarceration rates, this report from the Committee on Law and Justice concludes that the nation should revise current policies to significantly reduce imprisonment rates.  ► Read More
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Furthering America’s Research Enterprise examines the research enterprise in the U.S. and describes the complex and often unpredictable pathways of research innovation, and reveals how basic research contributes to both the economy and society.  Read more
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Investing in the Health and Well-Being of Young Adults—This report describes what is meant by the term young adulthood, who young adults are, what they are doing, and what they need, and provides a roadmap to improving outcomes for this age group as they transition from adolescence to adulthood. ►Read more
The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Exploring Causes and Consequences:  Given the minimal impact of long prison sentences on crime prevention and the negative consequences of high incarceration rates, this report from the Committee on Law and Justice concludes that the nation should revise current policies to significantly reduce imprisonment rates.  ► Read More
Furthering America’s Research Enterprise examines the research enterprise in the U.S. and describes the complex and often unpredictable pathways of research innovation, and reveals how basic research contributes to both the economy and society.  Read more
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Employment Opportunity:  Board Director for the Committee on Law and Justice

DBASSE is seeking a Board Director for the Committee on Law and Justice - a standing committee whose mission is to increase the scientific understanding of crime and justice issues.  

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Lessons Learned from Diverse Efforts to Change Social Norms

Committee on the Science of Changing Behavioral Health Social Norms

March 18, 2015
Keck Center, Room 100

This workshop is an activity of the Standing Committee on the Science of Changing Behavioral Health Social Norms to assist the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in its efforts to implement strategies that improve attitudes and beliefs about mental and substance use disorders. The workshop will explore lessons learned from previous media, communication, and other types of campaigns to change attitudes and behaviors in public health or other arenas.  A meeting agenda is forthcoming.

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Realizing the Potential of the American Community Survey: Challenges, Tradeoffs and Opportunities

Survey Form LThis report provides input on ways of improving the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (ACS), focusing on two priority areas: identifying methods that could improve the quality of the data available for small areas, and suggesting changes that would increase the survey's efficiency in responding to new data needs. This report considers changes that the ACS office should consider over the course of the next few years in order to further improve the ACS data and offers recommendations that will help the U.S. Census Bureau improve performance in several areas, which could lead to improved data products as the survey enters its next decade.

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Reaching Students: What Research Says about Effective Instruction in Undergraduate Science and Engineering

Reaching Students coverLThis report presents the best thinking to date on teaching and learning undergraduate science
and engineering. Focusing on the scientific disciplines, this book is an introduction to strategies to try in your classroom or institution. Concrete examples and case studies illustrate how experienced instructors and leaders have applied evidence-based approaches to address student needs, encouraged the use of effective techniques within a department
or an institution, and addressed the challenges that arose along the way.

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Guide to Implementing the Next Generation Science Standards

Implementing NGSS prepubLThis report offers guidance to district and school leaders and teachers on necessary steps for putting the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) into practice.

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