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  • reform
  • New Organization Will Defend Rights of Test-Takers, Fight For Assessment Reform,' read the headlines ten years ago this fall, as leaders of major education reform, civil rights, and student groups announced the formation of the National Center for Fair & Open Testing. (fairtest.org)
  • At a follow-up conference held in the summer of 1985 to respond to interest in expanding the scope of the Golden Rule protections, some four dozen activists unanimously agreed that a new organization should be created to fight for assessment reform. (fairtest.org)
  • Health
  • Scientists have measured how children and pregnant women are exposed to over 120 environmental factors influencing our health - from air and noise pollution to green space and access to public transport. (europa.eu)
  • Consultation
  • This will be achieved through a one day public consultation where citizens will learn about biodiversity issues, discuss and vote on set of predefined questions and get the opportunity to phrase their own recommendations. (arij.org)
  • policy
  • However, public policy, particularly at the federal level, has lagged behind this movement in public opinion. (mdpi.com)
  • The World Wide Views on Biodiversity is a global project which aims to engage the citizens in as many countries as possible in the process of policy making and awareness raising to sustain a living and healthy planet, provide assessment of the global public opinion on biodiversity, and get a better understanding of the current knowledge and opinion regarding biodiversity. (arij.org)
  • large
  • The widely disseminated Standing Up to the SAT , Standardized Tests and Our Children , and most recently Implementing Performance Assessment , reached large national audiences (click to order publications). (fairtest.org)
  • strategies
  • The model uses artificial intelligence (AI) technology to quickly make sense of the complex problem of urban air quality, and innovatively considers the influence of public opinion in its assessment of emission reduction strategies - given that some are deemed more socially acceptable than others. (europa.eu)
  • data
  • The 1984 consent decree in that case created a new way of choosing test items so that the exam was fairer, not easier, and required ETS to make public data about the test and its impacts. (fairtest.org)
  • Accordingly, the Consortium's first task would be to establish baseline data about the public view on stem cell science. (phys.org)
  • private
  • The result was that younger and healthier individuals opted for public insurance and the private plan was no longer viable. (gc.ca)