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William & Flora Hewlett Foundation

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Works: 144 works in 215 publications in 1 language and 6,765 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Dictionaries  Educational films  Internet videos  Records and correspondence  History  Maps  Abstracts 
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Classifications: JV6920, 347.73903
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Toward a K-20 student unit record data system for California by Georges Vernez( )

10 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To improve the progression of students through the educational system and to improve education quality, California needs a robust data system that can track an individual student's progress from kindergarten to college and beyond. The authors review California's multiple existing student data systems and identify steps that could be taken toward building and maintaining an integrated student data system for the state
Immigration in a changing economy : California's experience by Kevin F McCarthy( )

9 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 1,810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steadily increasing immigration to California over the past thirty years has profoundly affected the state. Some observers of these changes see the extreme diversity of California's population as the harbinger of where the nation is headed in the long term. Others see California as the symbol of a major backlash against immigrants and immigration. How has California benefited from immigration? What impact have immigrants had on the state's job market? How have they affected the demand for federal and state services? What has been their education and economic progress since their arrival? This book summarizes the findings of a comprehensive study fully documented in Immigration in a Changing Economy: California's Experience, by Kevin F. McCarthy and Georges Vernez. Using a question-and-answer framework, it discusses the impact immigration has had on the state's demography, economy, people, and institutions, drawing lessons for California's future as well as for other states and the nation
Dictionary of conflict resolution by Douglas H Yarn( )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first and only dictionary for the field of conflict resolution. Defining a significant number of terms, including haggling and mediator, this comprehensive resource will standardize the language of conflict resolution - improving dialogue and understanding among professionals and theorists and promoting uniformity and consistency in the language. The Dictionary of Conflict Resolution offers common and varied uses of terms, clarifies differences between terms, and recommends accurate usage. Bringing much-needed clarity and cohesion to this evolving profession, the Dictionary of Conflict Resolution is a major breakthrough in the field's linguistic evolution
Measuring hard-to-measure student competencies : a research and development plan by Brian M Stecher( )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Efforts to prepare students for college, careers, and civic engagement have traditionally emphasized academic skills, but a growing body of research suggests that interpersonal and intrapersonal competencies, such as communication and resilience, are important predictors of postsecondary success and citizenship. One of the major challenges in designing educational interventions to support these outcomes is a lack of high-quality measures that could help educators, students, parents, and others understand how students perform and monitor their development over time. This report provides guidelines to promote thoughtful development of practical, high-quality measures of interpersonal and intrapersonal competencies that practitioners and policymakers can use to improve valued outcomes for students
The Preservation and valuation of biological resources( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assessing natural gas and oil resources : an example of a new approach in the Greater Green River Basin by Debra S Knopman( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natural gas demand in the United States is projected to increase by 50 percent over the next 25 years, and most of this demand is projected to be met by increasing domestic production. Much of the nation's future natural gas supply is located on federal lands in the intermountain west. Consequently, demands on federal land managers to open western lands for energy exploration and development are increasing rapidly. This report presents a new approach to assessing natural gas and oil resources that is intended to help federal land managers with strategic land use planning by expanding the scope of these assessments to include economic and environmental considerations. This approach provides a robust understanding of energy resource characteristics by accounting for the economics associated with production and by moving some of the environmental characterization steps upstream in the decisionmaking process. This will allow land managers to better distinguish energy resources in different areas and therefore help prioritize areas for consideration for energy resource development. The approach is demonstrated for the Greater Green River Basin in Southwestern Wyoming, which is estimated to contain about 9 percent of the nation's future natural gas supply
World population shifts : boom or doom? by Kevin F McCarthy( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The structure of world population growth is changing. The world's current population of roughly 6 billion is likely to grow by an additional billion people every 12 to 13 years. This average growth rate (1.4 percent) masks the fact that some parts of the world are growing much faster than others. Developed countries are growing at less than 0.3 percent per year, while the rest of the world is growing almost six times that fast. These demographic differences, as well as widening economic differences, between the developed and less- developed world are increasing the flow of people toward the developed world. How the developed world responds to these immigration pressures will largely determine whether such pressures become a precursor to boom or doom. This presentation examines population shifts in different parts of the world, their effects on the flow of people across borders, and potential responses by the developed world to growing immigration pressures
Working smarter to leave no child behind : practical insights for school leaders by Brian M Stecher( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accountability based on student test results is the heart of the No Child Left Behind Act, which assumes that schools can solve their problems if given proper incentives and technical assistance, and that parents should have educational alternatives if the schools fail to do so. This paper discusses evidence on accountability systems, describes the act's accountability model and its underlying assumptions, and offers educators specific recommendations for effective operation in an era of accountability
Population and the environment : too many people and/or poor management of resources? : May 24, 1999, University of California, Berkeley by Population and the Environment( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early childhood adventures in peacemaking : [a conflict resolution activity guide for early childhood educators] by William J Kreidler( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intended to be used as a "conflict resolution activity guide for early childhood educators," to help teach effective ways of promoting social and emotional development
New federalism and state government in Mexico : bringing the states back in by Peter M Ward( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renewable energy atlas of the West : a guide to the region's resource potential( )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Atlas is an 80-page, full-color presentation of the renewable energy resources in the West, including newly-released high-resolution wind maps of the Pacific Northwest. The Atlas profiles wind, solar, geothermal and biomass power
Strategic learning( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program outlines a concise three-step process for understanding and retaining information. The steps include exposure, review, and practice. Class attendance is stressed for maximum exposure to material. Valuable advice is provided on how to distill weekly lecture notes into a meaningful study guide. Methods for retrieving information learned include recitation and group study"--Website
Immigration to the United States, 1789-1930( )

in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immigration to the United States, 1789-1930, is a web-based collection of selected historical materials from Harvard's libraries, archives, and museums that documents voluntary immigration to the US from the signing of the Constitution to the onset of the Great Depression. This program is made possible with the generous support of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Contagion : historical views of diseases and epidemics( )

in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contagion: historical views of diseases and epidemics is a digital library collection that brings a unique set of resources from Harvard's libraries to Internet users everywhere. Offering valuable insights to students of the history of medicine and to researchers seeking an historical context for current epidemiology, the collection contributes to the understanding of the global, social history, and public policy implications of disease. Contagion is also a unique social history resource for students of many ages and disciplines
Basic education online : identifying high-quality developmental education and ESOL courses for the open-content environment( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

California's K-12 public schools : how are they doing?( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As recently as the 1970s, California's public schools were considered to be among the nation's best. Today, however, there is widespread recognition that the schools are no longer top performers. As a consequence, many Californians share a growing sense of alarm about the ineffectiveness of their public education system and the generation of children whose educational needs are not being met. Researchers at the RAND Corporation examined California's system of kindergarten through grade 12 (K-12) public schools on several dimensions, including student achievement and other student outcomes that schools may influence, as well as school finances, teachers, and facilities. Their goal was to describe the state of California's K-12 public schools, not to pinpoint why schools are in the shape they are or to advocate solutions (except where one seemed obvious from their findings). This descriptive report should be of interest to policymakers at the state and federal levels and to educators, especially in California. Parents may also benefit from the information it provides -- from Publisher Description
An interim report of the Mediator Skills Project : assessing and supporting effective mediation( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Study of doctor of ministry programs( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women working, 1870-1930( )

in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection focuses on the women's role in the United States economy and provides access to digitized historical, manuscript, and image resources selected from Harvard University's library and museum collections
 
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Toward a K-20 student unit record data system for California
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Immigration in a changing economy : California's experienceDictionary of conflict resolutionAssessing natural gas and oil resources : an example of a new approach in the Greater Green River BasinWorld population shifts : boom or doom?Working smarter to leave no child behind : practical insights for school leadersEarly childhood adventures in peacemaking : [a conflict resolution activity guide for early childhood educators]California's K-12 public schools : how are they doing?
Alternative Names
Flora Hewlett Foundation

Fundació Hewlett

Fundación Hewlett

Hewlett Foundation

Pundasyong Hewlett

William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

William Hewlett Foundation

ウィリアム・アンド・フローラ・ヒューレット財団

威廉和弗洛拉·休利特基金会

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English (80)