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Product Description: RAND is conducting a longitudinal study that evaluates the effectiveness of voluntary summer learning programs in reducing summer learning loss, which contributes substantially to the achievement gap between low- and higher-income students...read more

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9780833081360 | Rand Corp, August 30, 2013, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: RAND is conducting a longitudinal study that evaluates the effectiveness of voluntary summer learning programs in reducing summer learning loss, which contributes substantially to the achievement gap between low- and higher-income students.
9781223075815 | Rand Corp, August 30, 2013, cover price $9.95 | also contains Getting to Work on Summer Learning: Recommended Practices for Success | About this edition: RAND is conducting a longitudinal study that evaluates the effectiveness of voluntary summer learning programs in reducing summer learning loss, which contributes substantially to the achievement gap between low- and higher-income students.

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Product Description: RAND is conducting a longitudinal study that evaluates the effectiveness of voluntary summer learning programs in reducing summer learning loss, which contributes substantially to the achievement gap between low- and higher-income students...read more

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9780833081070 | Rand Corp, August 30, 2013, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: RAND is conducting a longitudinal study that evaluates the effectiveness of voluntary summer learning programs in reducing summer learning loss, which contributes substantially to the achievement gap between low- and higher-income students.
9781223075815 | Rand Corp, August 30, 2013, cover price $9.95 | also contains Getting to Work on Summer Learning: Recommended Practices for Success | About this edition: RAND is conducting a longitudinal study that evaluates the effectiveness of voluntary summer learning programs in reducing summer learning loss, which contributes substantially to the achievement gap between low- and higher-income students.

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Product Description: The lawsuit is the cornerstone of the civil justice system in America, and an open court the foundation of American jurisprudence. In a public setting, we resolve disputes, determine liability, and compensate injuries. In recent decades, however, more civil disputes have been resolved out of court and the outcomes have been kept secret...read more

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9780199914333 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 24, 2012, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: The lawsuit is the cornerstone of the civil justice system in America, and an open court the foundation of American jurisprudence.

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Product Description: Litigants claim that society's shift from paper documents to electronically stored information has led to sharper increases in discovery costs than in overall litigation costs. This monograph provides a richly detailed account of the resources required by a diverse set of very large companies operating in different industries to comply with what they described as typical e-discovery requests, and suggests ways to reduce those costs as well as address concerns over duties to preserve data in anticipation of litigation...read more

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9780833068767 | Rand Corp, April 26, 2012, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Litigants claim that society's shift from paper documents to electronically stored information has led to sharper increases in discovery costs than in overall litigation costs.

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Product Description: Initiatives to coordinate schools, cultural institutions, community-based organizations, foundations, and/or government agencies to promote access to arts education in and outside of schools have recently developed. This study looks at the collaboration efforts of six urban communities: how they started and evolved, the kinds of organizations involved, conditions that helped and that hindered coordination, and strategies used...read more

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9780833043061 | Rand Corp, September 30, 2008, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Initiatives to coordinate schools, cultural institutions, community-based organizations, foundations, and/or government agencies to promote access to arts education in and outside of schools have recently developed.

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Product Description: What does it mean to cultivate demand for the arts? Why is it important and necessary to do so? What can state arts agencies and other arts and education policymakers do to make it happen? The authors set out a framework for thinking about supply and demand in the arts and identify the roles that different factors, particularly arts learning, play in increasing demand for the arts...read more

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9780833041845 | Rand Corp, September 30, 2008, cover price $30.50 | About this edition: What does it mean to cultivate demand for the arts?

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9780833046376 | Rand Corp, September 11, 2008, cover price $9.95

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Product Description: Class actions, which are civil cases in which parties initiate a lawsuit on behalf of other plaintiffs not specifically named in the complaint, often make headlines and arouse policy debates. However, policymakers and the public know little about most class actions...read more

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9780833041319 | Rand Corp, February 28, 2007, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Class actions, which are civil cases in which parties initiate a lawsuit on behalf of other plaintiffs not specifically named in the complaint, often make headlines and arouse policy debates.

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Product Description: This study offers a new framework for understanding how the arts create private and public value, highlights the importance of the arts intrinsic benefits and indentifies how both instrumental and instrinsic benefits are created.

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9780833036940 | Rand Corp, December 31, 2004, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: This study offers a new framework for understanding how the arts create private and public value, highlights the importance of the arts intrinsic benefits and indentifies how both instrumental and instrinsic benefits are created.

Miscellaneous:

9780833040626 | Rand Corp, February 1, 2003, cover price $9.95

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Product Description: This book examines recent trends in the performing arts and discusses howthe arts are likely to evolve in the future. It is the first book to providea comprehensive overview of the performing arts, including analysis ofopera, theater, dance, and music, in both their live and recorded forms...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Arthur Brooks (editor), Julia Lowell (editor), Kevin F. McCarthy (editor) and Laura Zakaras (editor)

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9780833030412 | Rand Corp, January 1, 2002, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: This book examines recent trends in the performing arts and discusses howthe arts are likely to evolve in the future.

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