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assessment

An informal examination by experts of systems, programming, operations and security to improve efficiency and effectiveness using industry best practices. See audit and continuous process improvement.

assessment

A tax, charge, or levy on property:
1. as a means of computing real estate tax;
2. to pay for specific services or improvements.
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Education specializes in diagnostic assessments, instructional materials, and test preparation products that match state tests.
Parallels between home buying and storage assessments
Such assessments could include periodic surveys that ask students whether they (1) discuss course topics outside of class; (2) read business journals regularly; (3) read nonbusiness periodicals regularly; (4) consider how current course work ties into prior course work; and (5) participate in student business clubs.
Median assessments for both the Gap and Bronzeville neighborhoods on the South Side more than doubled from 2000 to 2003, according to the assessor's office.
6 percent less in assessments last year, with the median monthly assessment of $187.
The district uses a variety of standard early assessment tools including the Betel Developmental Inventory, Developmental Profile 2 and Vineland and DAYC assessments.
I remember my first experience with 360-degree assessments came when I was serving as chief of staff for Cigna.
The federal legislation, No Child Left Behind, "requires states to administer reading and mathematics assessments at least once a year to students in grades 3 through 8 (and once more in grades 10-12) by 2005-06.
Perhaps of greatest importance to the very essence of successful, customer-focused long-term care, resident assessments help management avoid the constraints of "cookie-cutter" care in which "one size fits all.
The staff paper is not a guidance document--rather, it is a snapshot of how risk assessments are currently performed at the EPA.
OTTAWA -- The Federal Court of Canada has rejected a challenge from a group of federal inmates contesting forced psychological assessments in prisons saying that the federal government's duty to protect the public is paramount.
The first author recruited, oriented, trained, and provided ongoing supervision for the research assistants to conduct the assessments.

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