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Red-face test for ethics

There is an excellent self-assessment tool for ethical decisions. If a manager has some niggling doubts about a situation that, while she knows it's technically permissible...
Outside editorial: Public wants one reliable assessment for education

...Americans want this key change: a single national assessment tool, rather than the mishmash of state tests that allows...initiative. By letting every state design and use its own assessment tool and standards to evaluate performance, states have...
Apple's change of heart will benefit all

...look sleek and cool but also meet the highest environmental standards set by the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool, or EPEAT, system. Apple actually helped set those standards, which made its sudden exit so surprising.The standards...
House Dems push for No Child Left Behind waivers

...would probably meet the federal requirements for a waiver, Fry said, but the department will need to develop an assessment tool to go along with it. The state Board of Education is slated to approve a final version of those standards in June...
Prison inmates get on track

...Hiland, and 25 inmates joined the pilot program that ran for 12 weeks last winter.Before it began, Alderson used an assessment tool developed by the World Health Organization that measures psychological, physical, social and environmental health...
On-the-job training benefits job seekers and employers

...permanent employee with the employer that provided the training. Using Career Ready 101, a nationally recognized assessment tool, an employment specialist can gauge a job seeker's work skills. Using this assessment, a job center specialist...
Regional News
Joyful movement makes physical activity possible for all

...Montana State University and the University of Idaho called "WIN the Rockies" led to the development of a self-assessment tool called "Matching your Motive to Move," available on the group's website. The tool matches recommendations for...
State to retool school exams

...standards developed for Alaska. The state says the inconsistency is a problem. "A big piece is we want to have an assessment tool that is consistent throughout all of the grade levels, three through nine," said Les Morse, the state director...
Phyllis Carlson

...applied for a waiver so that assessments are more reflective of the progress schools are achieving. JSD uses the MAPS assessment tool which gives the district and individual students, a more accurate measure of where they are on a national comparison...
Become a savvy caregiver

...memory, judgment, reasoning, language, perception, organization and abstraction. Caregivers will be given an assessment tool to gauge where their loved one is in the disease process. "This will help caregivers better support their loved...


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