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    regime in education, this regulatory system still left a great deal of power and flexibility to the states; it was up to the states to develop proficiency standards and accountability programs to ensure that all students had access to a quality education. As established in the previous section, it was not until President Obama’s waiver system was put into place that strong opposition to federal intrusion under this law began. The component of the plan which created the most difficulties for the states, and for which they sought relief under the waiver program, was the Annual Yearly Progress (AYP) requirement; under this requirement, states needed to set…

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    US Intel Community 1. An element of the National Security Act of 1947 stated “…No United States intelligence information may be provided to the United Nations or any organization affiliated with the United Nations...” Briefly defend this position from an ethical perspective. Whenever the National Security Act of 1947 were precisely constituted, it would have been addressed the National Subversives Security Act since it constituted the administrative model for revolutionists to the United…

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    Crime data, crimes committed in the United States and the data collected of those crimes, are collected by two major systems and sources: The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program, which is also known as the UCR/NIBRS Program, and the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) headed by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). The UCR/NIBRS Program This national system of uniform crime statistic (UCR) data collection was developed in 1930, and it the main source…

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    [Last Name] 1 [Your Name] [Instructor Name] [Course Number] [Date] [Title]: [Subtitle] In the words of late President Lyndon B. Johnson, "Education is the key to opportunity in our society". Not only is education a simple access to help the individual to excel to their full potential but it also helps the economy grow. However, every State has their regulations on the education system, which causes complications and a limited amount of support for some schooling. Though if there was a Federal…

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    Organization Overview The Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) was established in 1991 by the Secretary of Defense to standardize accounting and financial operations and reduce costs associated with these services (“Agency Overview,” n.d.). DFAS is the official finance and accounting arm of the Department of Defense, therefore, it is a federal government agency. Located around the globe, DFAS has over 12,000 employees. The majority of employees work at one of the five primary sites…

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    WHAT IS COMMON CORE? The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) was created by a group of governors and implemented in 2010 to reform the United States education system (Mark Sulzer, 2014). The CCSS was created to develop standards for what students, K-12, need to know in each grade to be ready for college and a future career. “These standards communicate what is expected at each grade level, placing students, parents, teachers and school administrators on the same page” (Susan Neuman, 2013). The…

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    The fundamental basis of Department of Defense (DoD) acquisition management is the process of effectively translating technological opportunities and the needs of the warfighter into reliable, affordable, and sustainable systems (Brown, 2010). Ultimately, there are many aspects of the acquisition process that enable this to happen, but contract planning and management is the most vital for a successful acquisition. Therefore, in the decades to come, training and developing a quality workforce…

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    government was on the hook for helping state and local governments before and after the event it showed where they fall short. President Bush restructured the federal government with U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) along with adding the National Response Plan (NRP) and the National Response Framework (NRF) (Rubin, 2012). With the spiralling effects, the military focused on the combatant commander (USNORTHCOM). U.S. Northern Command, U.S. Southern Command and U.S. Pacific Command…

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    America is losing its competitive edge in math education; we are now the 32nd nation in the world in terms of math education. Only 40% of children in the fourth grade are even considered proficient in this area of study; only 35% of 8th graders are considered proficient or above proficient. Not only are science, technology, engineering, and math teachers scarce, but out of the ones that are practicing, few have the resources to inspire students to pursue the STEM field, or even apply the…

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    In 1972, Congress passed a set of amendments that would change the face of education. One of those amendments was Title IX. When it started, Title IX’s biggest impact was on athletic programs and sports. However, the original statue never explicitly mentioned sports but it was part of discussion in Congress. As it has grown overtime, it is encompassing more with non-discrimination. Many higher education institutions across the country praise Title IX due to its inclusive nature to protect…

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