Greenon rated ExcellentODE also employs other measures of evaluating students' academic performances, including the Performance Index Score, Adequate Yearly Progress, and Value-Added Measure. The 2011- 2012 state report card data showed an improvement in the school ...
Merit-Based Pay Under Consideration in Waukesha School DistrictTypically the compensation models Battelle for Kids helps develop focus on academic measures, in addition to value-added data, which Wisconsin doesn't currently have, he said. Sometimes, the plans are bonus models or incentives and measure specific ...
Mayors Urge Metro to Delay Planned May Bond MeasureThe current compression analysis was conducted using last year's tax data and did not include the results of the tax measures passed in November (emphasis added).As you are aware, some Metro area cities are more impacted by compression than others.
Govt nears deal on foreign-backed steel ventureThe recommendations approved by cabinet would "... give effect to government efforts to secure a developmental iron ore and steel price in support of downstream, value-adding industries of the manufacturing sector," the DTI said. They included changes ...
TAX EVASION AND AVOIDANCE: Questions and AnswersWhat is the added value of a common EU approach to tax havens? The criteria for identifying tax havens and measures to address them vary greatly from one Member State to another.
Teacher Evaluations In South Carolina Questioned By EducatorsThe proposed evaluation system, which is being beta-tested in 22 schools across the state this year, is partially a value-added model (VAM) by which teachers are evaluated on individual students' growth from one year to the next on the Palmetto ...
Studies differ on climate change and warming severity, researchers trade jabsThe more it warms the more difficult it will be to adapt to warming, avoid unwelcome consequences, and implement effective measures to slow it, namely reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The range of warming predictions for doubling carbon dioxide in ...
Irish budget seeks extra €3.5bnThe new property tax will be levied at a rate of 0.18 per cent on homes worth up to €1m (£810,000) and at a rate of 0.25 per cent on properties of greater value. The tax, which was described as "progressive ... "The individual measures are modest ...
Cadence Pharmaceuticals' CEO Hosts Analyst and Investor Day Conference ...We've added 400 hospitals to formulary over the course of the year, and I will add in addition to that, we've seen quite nice movement in hospitals that put it on formulary early in 2011 actually relaxing restrictions as they gain more and more ...
Cyber-warfare Hype and fear... is leading the way in developing doctrines for cyber-warfare. Other countries may follow, but the value of offensive capabilities is overrated .... Its limited and fleeting success will also have led Iran to take measures to hinder future attacks ...
Importance of portfolio maintenanceBut the regular maintenance of portfolios is just as important for investors - especially if performance has deviated from benchmarks by some measure or markets have moved significantly. ... In the Growth portfolio, I have sold Murray Income trust (MUT ...
Household Worth in U.S. Rose by $1.72 Trillion in Third QuarterThe value of financial assets owned by American households, including stocks and pension fund holdings, increased by $1.3 trillion in the third quarter, today's Fed report showed.
Hong Kong's Leader Seeks to Ease Concerns About Mainland China's InfluenceMichael DeGolyer, a political analyst at Hong Kong Baptist University, said that these measures were starting to allay local worries about mainland domination.
Govt, IMF mission reach ad referendum on reforms"Progress has also been made on structural measures, notwithstanding additional time needed to build policy consensus for several key reforms," he added.
Obama Administration Takes Tough Line With GOP on CliffHe added, "Going over the fiscal cliff will put our economy, jobs, people's paychecks, and retirement at risk, but that is what the White House wants, according to Secretary Geithner, if they don't get their way.
Demand for budget hotels soars as budget travellers increaseSINGAPORE: Budget hotels in Singapore are outpacing their five-star counterparts by a number of measures. They are being built at a greater pace, and they are also fuller.
Government moves on business rates "good news for developers" says expertIn addition the Small Business Rate Relief scheme, which discounts rates for businesses that only occupy one property with a rateable value of below £12,000, will be extended for a further year, until April 2014. Over half a ... "However, many will ...
BOC, SRA on smuggled sugar.... sa magkano??The industry contributes P70 billion to the country's gross domestic product and P2 billion in value added tax. The sugar industry is ... Monasterio of SMPF is now implementing emergency measures to shield farmers from AFTA's impact. The 26 mills and ...
Resolute Forest Products Logging On Lands Protected Under Canadian Boreal ..."We are considering our options," she said, adding the group is asking the public and Resolute customers to request the forestry company live up to the agreement.
Go Green With 11.5% Short-Term Yields From Waste Paper Recycler Bio PappelAs politicians in Washington face what most see as hard choices as they try to fashion a long-term budget compromise, one measure designed by economists to generate large savings over the next decade involves a further "tweaking" of the index used for ...