Housing Consumer Education Centers > Onestop Shopping for Housing Information and Referrals offered by the massachusetts Nonprofit Housing Association's statewide network of housing agencies. Tenants, landlords, prospective buyers and homeowners can access information, referrals, brief counseling or workshops on a wide range of housing issues. http://www.masshousinginfo.org
Extractions: No matter who you are - a tenant, a landlord, a prospective homebuyer, or a current homeowner - Housing Consumer Education Centers offer you information and referrals to help resolve your housing problems. These Centers are located at agencies that provide a variety of housing services throughout Massachusetts. Browse this site to access a wide variety of housing information and resources or contact the Housing Consumer Education Center nearest you. We are continually updating this information, so please let us know what you would find helpful.
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Extractions: Historical Profiles More recent accountability profiles are available from the Consortium for Policy Research in Education Introduction Alabama Maryland ... North Carolina Introduction The Resource Center on Educational Equity of the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), in collaboration with the New England Comprehensive Assistance Center, has developed profiles of state education accountability systems. They are comprised of information about Several states have developed accountability systems on their own initiative, as part of their state school improvement planning. However, the standards, assessments, and other actions and processes referred to above also are required under Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act as amended by the Improving America's Schools Act of 1994. As reflected in these profiles, some states have integrated implementation of these requirements with their statewide accountability systems while others have separate systems in whole or in part.
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Extractions: You've got child care questions. We've got the answers. The Massachusetts Office of Child Care Services web site is the place for parents and child care providers to get answers to their important questions about child care and early education. Our agency aim: to make sure all children receive the highest quality child care from providers in Massachusetts.
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Extractions: Home Reform Briefs Newsletter Pubs List ... E-mail EPI In most cases, these addresses and links are to state departments of education. The corresponding web sites vary, but often include information about: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N ... P Q R S T U ... W X Y Z Territories Alabama Department of Education
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Extractions: Site Map ... Industry Data Worker Health The Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference: Practical Applications in Coatings, Resins and Plastics EMS Auditing Courses State House Event View all upcoming events. Over the last decade, the Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Institute has had a key role in helping reduce the amount of toxic chemicals used in manufacturing processes by 41 percent while improving companies' competitiveness. As part of the internationally recognized Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Program, TURI engages businesses, institutions, communities and government agencies in incorporating toxics use reduction strategies into day-to-day operations. Located at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, TURI conducts research in innovative technology and provides education and training programs, as well as technical support to companies and communities. Specific programs include the state's only laboratory dedicated to identifying less hazardous cleaning processes, peer mentoring workshops for environmental management systems, training for Toxic Use Reduction Planners, community grants and an extensive technical library for pollution prevention. Learn more...
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Extractions: The Institute provides basic and advanced toxics use reduction training to Toxics Use Reduction Planners. The Institute also offers a wide range of courses and curricula designed for a variety of other audiences, including vocational/technical students, facility managers, and government agency staff. The Institute's education and training programs include: TUR Planner Training Offered once per calendar year, the Toxics Use Reduction Planner (TUR Planner) Training Course provides 42 hours of core sessions over an eight-week period. Topics include: The course also includes a full day of industry-specific training on sectors such as metal finishing, surface coating and surface cleaning, and a visit to a local industry that has successfully reduced its use of toxic chemicals through the TUR planning process. This course is a prerequisite for state certified Toxics Use Reduction Planners under the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP) exam track application procedure.
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Extractions: mcastutors.com The Department of Education is seeking volunteer tutors to work with 11th grade students in the areas of English language arts and mathematics. Currently, there are thousands of students who need additional support to assist them in passing the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System in order to meet the necessary more MA Department of Social Services www.state.ma.us/dss The Department of Social Services (DSS) is dedicated to the permanent safety and well-being of children who have been abused or neglected in a family setting. We work first and foremost to keep families together. To achieve this goal, DSS provides family based services to assist parents in better more Make-A-Wish Foundation of Massachusetts
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Education Benchmarks Seeks to give citizens the information they need to understand the progress of public education reform Category Society Issues education education Reform from the agencies that routinely gather facts about education the Local ServicesDivision of the state Department of Revenue; the massachusetts State Auditor http://www.edbenchmarks.org/
Extractions: Education Benchmarks is designed to give citizens the information they need to understand the progress of public education reform in Massachusetts. You can find out about your local schools, compare the performance of different school systems, track progress over time, and learn about Massachusetts education reform efforts over the years. Education Benchmarks can also link you to other helpful sites, let you ask questions about our schools, and involve you in discussions with others who share your interest in education issues.
Resources For Charter-Granting Agencies an electronic forum for chartergranting agencies. Colorado Department of education'sweb site contains their massachusetts Department of education's web site http://www.cacharterschools.org/resources_cga.html
Extractions: Resources for Charter-Granting Agencies Roles and Responsibilities of Charter-Granting Agencies In California, charter schools are approved and overseen by school districts, county offices of education, and the State Board of Education. These charter-granting agencies have four primary responsibilities: Charter petition review Developing operational relationships Oversight and monitoring Renewal Toolkits designed for Charter-Granting Agencies To help charter-granting agencies with their challenging task, the Charter Schools Development Center has developed the Charter-Granting Agencies' Tool Kit with sample documents gathered from across the country to help charter-granting agencies with this challenging task. Section one contains resources on how to review charter petitions, including sample charters, suggested charter evaluation criteria, sample charter review process, sample financial plans and business plan criteria, and pre-operations school start-up check lists. Section two includes sample documents related to the operational relationships with charter schools in such areas as funding arrangements, special education, facilities and administrative services.
Extractions: Ethics Hotline Clinical Peer Consulation Committee on Inquiry Liability Insurance Managed Care Hotline Social Workers Assistance Network Supervision Program for LCSW's Violence Against Social Workers Consultation Welcome to the MA Chapter of the NASW. Click here for welcome message. Rally to Protect Human Services set for April 30 This event is a 'coming together' of major constituencies. Teachers, human service workers, Social Workers , public health and health workers, labor unions, peace and justice groups, community groups and more have organized a Rally and Lobby Day to take place on Wednesday, April 30 . The goal is to counter the Romney-Finneran insistence that massive cuts and reorganization must occur, but that our tax system must not be tampered with. Instead, the Coalition believes, ample revenues can be found. It's up the people to demand that the moneys be raised and the cuts prevented. Social workers will rally at a designated area during the 2 - 4 PM rally. It is essential for the profession of social work and the funding of human services that we be a large presence. NASW urges the participation of all social workers in this important effort. For more information, contact Richard Sherman at extension 14. And
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