"We strongly encourage our local business community to join CRDC
for this informational session to learn more about this loan program," said Nancy Merrill, director of planning and development for the Claremont Development Authority.
The Department used CRDC
data to produce specific data briefs on two major topics: School Climate and Safety and STEM Course Taking.
is partnering with Grupo Pedregal, a family-owned, regional leader in Costa Rica's construction materials industry, to produce industry-standard concrete blocks that incorporate "dirty," mixed waste plastic--or what Thomson calls "tragic plastic"--recovered from industrial, commercial, and domestic sources.
Federal policymakers clearly understood that information was power, and the CRDC
remains an important aspect of OCR's strategy for "administering and enforcing the civil rights statutes for which it is responsible." In its almost 50 years, the CRDC
has become more robust, adding data sources and elements that cover a range of highly relevant issues for educators, policymakers, researchers, the media, and the general public.
The meeting discussed and approved the new advisory board of CRDC
, annual budget for the year 2012-2013 and new research proposal to be launched in future at the CRDC
For instance, at the school level, the report notes that Albert Einstein High School in Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland enrolls a greater percentage of African-American and Hispanic students (68 percent) in physics than either the overall CRDC
sample population (40 percent) or Montgomery County (46 percent).
According to Heavener, Wellington's role at CRDC
will be to identify small business lending and real estate development opportunities throughout CRDC
's territory, "with a focus on seeking impactful projects in communities such as Franklin, Newport and Claremont."
According to data from the Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC
), over three million students are suspended or expelled every year.
According to the CRDC
, with their 10year lease coming to an end and a need to expand, the Chapins--after several months of searching for a new building--decided to purchase the building they were leasing in Concord.
The new CRDC
survey is really without precedent in the rich detail it provides on educational opportunity.