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Supreme Court of the United States
The official web site of the U.S. Supreme Court.
THOMAS - Legislative Information (Library of Congress)
The Library of Congress THOMAS site is the source for federal legislative information.  THOMAS provides several options for finding bills, resolutions, and legislative histories from 1973 to the present.  Legislative information can be searched across multiple Congresses.  THOMAS is also the source for presidential nominations, treaties, committee reports, legislative resources for researchers and teachers.  THOMAS draws on the resources of the Library of Congress to provide users with valuable and historical information related to the legislative process.
U.S. Goverment Accountability Office (GAO)
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is an agency that works for Congress and the American people. Congress asks GAO to study the programs and expenditures of the federal government. GAO, commonly called the investigative arm of Congress or the congressional watchdog, is independent and nonpartisan. It studies how the federal government spends taxpayer dollars.
U.S. Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee
The Committee has broad jurisdiction over the operation of the country's health care, schools, employment, and retirement programs.
White House
The official web site for the White House and President George W. Bush, the 43rd President of the United States. This site is a source for information about the President, White House news and policies, White House history, the federal government.
White House - Office of Management and Budget
OMB's predominant mission is to assist the President in overseeing the preparation of the federal budget and to supervise its administration in Executive Branch agencies.
Performance and Results
USDOL's Web Page on Performance and Results
USDOL Training and Employment Guidance Letter (TEGL) 17-05, Common Measures Policy for the ETA's Performance Accoutability System and Related Performance Issues - Feb. 2006
Common Measures Policy for the Employment and Training Administration's (ETA) Performance Accountability System and Related Performance Issues.  Training and Employment Guidance Letter (TEGL) No. 17-05, released Feb. 17, 2006.  The intent of this guidance letter is to replace existing guidance with a single, unified Department of Labor guidance document on the common measures and WIA Section 136 performance accountability system.  This guidance sets forth one set of measurs to be used for both common measures reporting purposes and WIA Section 136 performance accountability purposes (with certain exceptions). 2/17/2006
Turning It Around: A Collective Effort to Understand & Resolve Philadelphias Dropout Crisis (2006)
The Philadelphia Youth Council established the Philadelphia Youth Transitions Collaborative (the Collaborative) to lead citywide efforts on behalf of disconnected and at-risk young people. The Collaborative has prepared this report as an advocacy agenda.
Whatever It Takes: How Twelve Communities Are Reconnecting Out-of-School Youth (2006)
"Whatever It Takes: How Twelve Communities Are Reconnecting Out-Of-School Youth" documents what committed educators, policymakers, and community leaders across the country are doing to reconnect out-of-school youth to the social and economic mainstream. It provides background on the serious high school dropout problem and describes in-depth what twelve communities are doing to reconnect dropouts to education and employment training. It also includes descriptions of major national program models serving out-of-school youth. Case Studies include: Montgomery County (Dayton), Ohio; Jefferson County (Louisville), Kentucky; Austin, Texas; Salt Lake City, Utah; Portland, Oregon; Oakland, California; Trenton, New Jersey; Baltimore, Maryland; Pima County (Tucson), Arizona; Camden, New Jersey; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Published by the American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF), 2006.
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