Obama's Fight for Rigor and Results in Social Policy Ron Haskins, Greg Margolis
. A hallmark of the Obama administration is its evidence-based policy initiatives. Show Me the Evidence is a masterful examination of the challenges and benefits
Author: Ron Haskins
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
Category: Political Science
The first comprehensive history of the Obama administration's evidence-based initiatives. From its earliest days, the Obama administration planned and enacted several initiatives to fund social programs based on rigorous evidence of success. Ron Haskins and Greg Margolis tell the story of six—spanning preschool and K-12 education, teen pregnancy, employment and training, health, and community-based programs. Readers will appreciate the fast-moving descriptions of the politics and policy debates that shaped these federal programs and the analysis of whether they will truly reshape federal social policy and greatly improve its impacts on the nation's social problems. Based on interviews with 134 individuals (including advocates, officials at the Office of Management and Budget and the Domestic Policy Council, Congressional staff, and officials in the federal agencies administering the initiatives) as well as Congressional and administration documents and news accounts, the authors examine each of the six initiatives in separate chapters. The story of each initiative includes a review of the social problem the initiative addresses; the genesis and enactment of the legislation that authorized the initiative; and the development of the procedures used by the administration to set the evidence standard and evaluation requirements—including the requirements for grant applications and awarding of grants.
When, after a bizarre series of events, her best friend is accused of murdering her own baby brother and two other babies, Lauren, convinced of her friend's innocence, joins her in trying to solve the mystery and find evidence to clear her ...
Author: Alane Ferguson
When, after a bizarre series of events, her best friend is accused of murdering her own baby brother and two other babies, Lauren, convinced of her friend's innocence, joins her in trying to solve the mystery and find evidence to clear her name.
In Skeptical, author Bob Moores describes his atheistic/humanistic philosophy and traces its roots back to early childhood epiphanies where he first began to question certain axiological teachings.
Author: Bob Moores
In Skeptical, author Bob Moores describes his atheistic/humanistic philosophy and traces its roots back to early childhood epiphanies where he first began to question certain axiological teachings. He argues against creationism and religious fundamentalism and defends scientific naturalism, critical thinking, and a rational approach to understanding the world. Moores attempts to show readers how recent scientific discoveries, especially in biology, are more exciting and uplifting than any form of biblical mythology. Using lay terms, he explains the significance of DNA and why a scientific theory is more than just a guess. He argues that modern humanistic values are superior in many ways to those venerated in ancient texts, and he shares his belief that humans are both the greatest threat and greatest hope for the preservation of life on Earth. Moores hopes that Skeptical will challenge readers to consider views and information that may conflict with their comfort zones, allowing them to broaden their perspectives. He argues that if we are too protective of our own paradigms, if we stubbornly believe that our way is the only way, then the tribes of earth will never come together to solve the most urgent need of all – our continued existence.
Bill Thompson. and the evidence (11.8), that the rocket is safe, is (0.4%, 99.6%),
which is relatively strong. ... While show-me evidence provides an explanation for
several interesting classes of problems, its applicability is limited. It may not be ...
Author: Bill Thompson
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
The purpose of this book is to discuss whether statistical methods make sense. The present volume begins the task of providing interpretations and explanations of several theories of statistical evidence. It should be relevant to anyone interested in the logic of experimental science. Have we achieved a true Foundation of Statistics? We have made the link with one widely accepted view of science and we have explained the senses in which Bayesian statistics and p-values allow us to draw conclusions. This book has substantial implications for all users of Statistical methods.
Author: Great Britain. Central Criminal CourtPublish On: 1837
Q . Was it me gave it to you ? A . No , Heath gave it to me , from under his cloak .
David WILLIAM BUNNEY . I am a pawnbroker . The last witness , Symes , came
to me to pawn this plane - he said he would show me the person who gave it him
Author: Great Britain. Parliament. House of LordsPublish On: 1853
By Mr . Homersham ; but the far larger proportion I selected myself ; I should tell
you that the principle upon which this was done , was to select ... you have
compared together show this , that through one of the bridges there is a greater
amount of flood than through the other ? ... You put a question to me , whether
those bridges represent 196 EVIDENCE AND PROCEEDINGS BEFORE
SELECT W . A . 0 .
Now let me open my ears ; and evil - designed , libel . So far the for now I am
going to hear that , charge is made good , There now reaccording to which I have
sworn I mains to be proved to me by evidence , will give a true verdict . The In ...
Author: Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Committee on the London and Brighton Railway BillPublish On: 1837
-As to the point it does correspond , I do not know that it varies twenty feet . You
have also shown me , in the plan of this year , the point which corresponds with
the same road , have you not ? -Yes , as ear as I can get it . Will you show me in
Author: Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Committee on the London and Brighton Railway Bill
Pray, instruct me about Beirut, about Sidon and Sarepta. ... Pray, teach me about
its road and show me Yan. ... Papyrus Harris I in: Ancient Records 290 OLD
TESTAMENT CHARACTERS: HISTORICAL AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL EVIDENCE.
Author: Gerard Gertoux
Despite the fact that the name of many characters mentioned in the Old Testament, like David, King of Israel, have been recently confirmed by archaeology as well as their epoch and the events in which they were involved, most archaeologists continue to deny the historicity of the Bible they view as pious fiction or a mythical account. They argue that the major events in the Bible such as the victory of Abraham against Chedorlaomer, an unknown king of Elam around 2000 BCE, the victory of Moses against an unknown Pharaoh around 1500 BCE or the victory of Esther, an unknown Persian Queen, against an unknown vizier of Xerxes, never existed because they left absolutely no evidence. They also explain that according to what we know today, these events could not have occurred. These logical arguments are impressive but a precise chronological analysis based on absolute dates, coupled with a rigorous historical investigation, shows that all those major events really took place at the dates and places indicated.
Author: Parliament commons, proc, Will. ivPublish On: 1833
... that he had business of consequence to speak to me on; that his son had
enlisted in the army against the consent of his family, and that he had repented of
it, and wished to obtain his discharge ; he proposed to show me some letters he
But a healthy sense of scepticism—a 'show me' attitude—listening with our arms
folded—this is our metier. It is our job to evaluate arguments, to probe them,
dissect them, and pull them apart for weaknesses: whether student essays, ...
Author: Bob E.J.H. Becking
The essays in this volume deal with the (re)construction of the history of Ancient Israel and how that historywriting is influenced by ideology and informed by the evidence.
Author: Scotland. Court of SessionPublish On: 1828
... should have evidence of the concurrence of nine - tenths of the whole creditors
; and concluded thus : I now ask you , whether you and Mr. Pentland will show me that evidence , or do you wish that I should give ' in a report on such evidence
They have put a man there to protect the sand from being removed , which shows
their belief that it is their right , It is ... Be kind enough to show me upon that plan
where the embankment of the railway would be with reference to that new ...
He stopped eating to give her a good long look. And watched her ... “I don't
recognize that man and if any of my workers have seen him, they haven't
informed me about it. Of course, they ... So tomorrow, you can show me around. I'
d like to ...
Author: Lenora Worth
Publisher: Steeple Hill
When Texas Ranger Anderson Michaels goes undercover at an animal rescue farm in Texas Hill Country, he lands right in owner Jennifer Rodgers's path. Before long, he realizes that tracking down his target—a deadly drug-trafficking ring that was responsible for the murder of his captain—may be easier than winning this jaded woman's trust. Experience has taught Jennifer to keep her distance from adventure seekers. But her life will depend on her ability to push aside her fears—and trust Anderson to keep her safe.
Author: Rona F. Levin, PhD, RNPublish On: 2012-11-16
Jeffrey M. Keefer and Rona F. Levin Tell me and I'll listen. Show me and I'll
understand. Involve me ... We want nursing students and novice nurses to learn
to use both critical thinking skills and an evidence-based approach in their
Author: Rona F. Levin, PhD, RN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Awarded second place in the 2013 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the Nursing Education/Continuing Education category This AJN award-winning text is the only book to teach evidence-based practice (EBP) content grounded in a tested philosophy of teaching and learning. It provides the tools, perspective and context for health educators and practitioners to implement evidence-based care practices and evaluate their efficacy. Reflecting four years of successful experiences in helping academic agencies understand and implement EBP, this new edition has been reorganized to include updated information and five new chapters. It stresses the importance of mentorship in creating EBP and illustrates how mentorship can be designed and implemented to promote EBP. The text clarifies three principal values: How to integrate EBP into academic curricula How to implement an EBP model in clinical settings (for graduate, second career, and CE students) How to address teaching and learning strategies for specific user groups Teaching Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing will be of value to clinical and academic educators, educational and clinical administrators, unit managers, students attending CE programs, and students in nursing education graduate programs. Key Features: Revises and expands upon AJN Book of the Year Award first edition Reflects knowledge gained from four years of successful experiences in teaching and learning EBP since publication of first edition Provides comprehensive and innovative strategies for mentoring and teaching EBP in education and practice scenarios Describes how to implement EBP at undergraduate levels, for second career students, and in continuing education
Show me the evidence!” chortles your doctor when you inquire about alternative
therapies. The strong implication here is that no evidence exists to support these
treatments. Yet when you go to the health store, you hear a very different story.
Author: Edward Schneider
Category: Health & Fitness
Millions of Americans turn to alternative medicine to treat chronic health problems when conventional medicine fails. Yet few doctors-or health store clerks and alternative practitioners-know what treatments are safe and effective. In this book, Edward Schneider, a leading researcher and clinician at the University of Southern California, arms readers with an overview of the latest medical research, then offers a proven formula for the best integrative therapy available to treat the most common health issues. From supplements and herbs, to acupuncture and yoga, What Your Doctor Hasn't Told You and the Health Store Clerk Doesn't Know outlines the myriad therapies used for: - sleep problems - joint, back, and neck pain - depression and anxiety - PMS and menopause - prostate health - heart disease and cancer - memory loss, and more An authoritative yet friendly guide, complete with hard-to-find dosage guidelines and advice on what therapies are just not worth your money, and packed with the type of information readers can take to the health store aisles and to their doctor, this book is essential reading for anyone considering alternative remedies.
Darcy rolled her eyes and nudged Carrie, who decided to stand up for herself to
this man for the first time in 10 years. “C'mon, Coach, there are other things in life
besides winning, you know,” Carrie said, trying to be funny. “Show me a person ...
Author: Karen Mauck
From the author of Scraps comes a tale of murder and intrigue. Carrie Reillys past comes back to haunt her when she attends her high school reunion. Old grudges harbored for 10 years result in the death of the schools former star quarterback, and Carrie and her friends are the prime suspects. As her class rapidly gets smaller, she must face her demons and rush to find the identity of the killer before she becomes the next victim.
Author: Great Britain. Parliament. House of LordsPublish On: 1851
I have asked you , with that certificate War , " was not submitted to the
Commissioners before you , to show me where there is ... That is the allowances
granted from this Commission are only fresh evidence I produced . charitable
relief , and ...
I therefore exclaimed , pettishly , “ Don't detain me to write now , but show me
something new . ” As if to gratify my request , the fingers and thumb were brought
together at the ends , leaving the pencil resting on the ball of the thumb , and the
20The father loves the son, you see, and shows him all the things that he's doing.
Yes: he will show him even greater things than these, and that'll amaze you!
21For, just ... 31 'If I give evidence about myself, my evidence isn't true. 32There
The text of the New Testament, drawn from the New Testament for Everyone series, fully integrated to smooth joins between sections and provide a level of internal consistency, for example in how individual Greek terms are rendered. The translation is an accurate rendering of the Greek original, which is the product of a single mind (whose thought has developed over time) rather than a committee. It also represents Tom Wright's view of the New Testament, something that has helped to shape his theology.