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Consensus Analysis of the Final Rule for Reform of the Federal Milk Marketing Order System
Testimony provided to the Joint Hearing of the Subcommittee on Empowerment and the Subcommittee on Rural Enterprises, Business Opportunities and Special Small Business Problems of the Committee on Small Business.
How I Got Over: African-American Gospel Music in the Missouri Bootheel
(Missouri Folk Arts Program of the Missouri Arts Council, 1995)
This essay emerged from the Bootheel Underserved Arts Communities Project, which was co-sponsored by the Missouri Arts Council, the Missouri Folk Arts Program, and the State Historical Society of Missouri at the University ...
You'll Never Get Ireland in American: Irish Traditional Music and Dance in St. Louis, Missouri
(Missouri Folk Arts Program, 1994)
St. Louis, Missouri boasts a small but active Irish-American community whose historic roots stretch back to the early nineteenth century. Clearly eclipsed by Boston, Chicago, and New York City (among others) in both ...
¡Qué Viva el Westside! Mexican Traditional Arts in Kansas City, Missouri
(Missouri Folk Arts Program, 1993)
Kansas City, Missouri's Westside is the home of a thriving Mexican American population. A host of visual markers distinguish this part of the city, including vivid murals on buildings and cars, bathtub yard shrines housing ...
Net Farm Income Impacts of Alternative Risk Management Bills
(Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) at the University of Missouri-Columbia, 1999-10)
At the request of Senator Richard Lugar, Chairman of the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, FAPRI has analyzed impacts of two alternative risk management proposals. The first proposal is the Farmers' Risk ...
Current State Of The U.S. Agricultural Economy
Testimony Provided to the Joint Hearing of the Subcommittee on Empowerment and the Subcommittee on Rural Enterprises, Business Opportunities and Special Small Business Problems of the Committee on Small Business on November ...
Audit of Principal Effectiveness: Instrumentation for Principalship Research-A Research Project Report
Using the literature and research on principal effectiveness as a foundation, the Audit of Principal Effectiveness was developed. Initially, 162 items forming 12 theoretical factors describing effective principal behavior ...
Performance-Based Principal Evaluation in Missouri: A Three-Year Report
The performance-based principal evaluation (PBPE), passed as a section of the 1985 Missouri Educational Reform Act, is a process for professional development of principals through the identification and documentation of ...
Performance-Based Teacher Evaluation in Missouri: A Three-Year Report
The teacher performance evaluation, mandated in Missouri by a bill that legislators enacted during 1983, is a process for professional development through the identification and documentation of job related expectations ...
Performance/Outcome Based Principal Evaluation: A Summary of Procedural Considerations
Performance evaluation is designed to assist principals in better accomplishing their leadership role. Performance/Outcome Based Principal Evaluation (PBPE) is defined as "a process for the professional development of ...
Polkas, Fastnacht and Kloppelei: Contemporary German Folk Arts in Missouri
(Missouri Folk Arts Program, 1997)
36 percent of Missourians claim German ancestry, according to a recent survey. This high percentage is the result of a massive German emigration to Missouri that took place between 1815-1860. Marked German cultural traits ...
"A Handful of Dinky": African American Storytelling in Missouri
(Missouri Folk Arts Program, 1992)
Black Missourians brought a rich cultural heritage with them, a syncretism of African, Caribbean, Native American and European elements which helped them survive under the most inhuman circumstances. Foremost among their ...
Audit of Principal Effectiveness: A User's Technical Manual. Designed and Tested for Principal Assessment in Elementary, Middle and Secondary Schools (Revised)
This technical manual is presented to assist those using the Audit of Principal Effectiveness, an 80-statement evaluation instrument designed to determine teachers' perceptions of principals' effectiveness, allow principals ...
Principal Effectiveness in "National Recognition" Schools -- A Research Project Summary Report
Between 1982 and 1987, 1,500 outstanding schools were recognized by the School Recognition Program, based on an analysis of their leadership, order and discipline, community support, and high standards and expectations for ...
School Improvement Surveys
This is a collection of four school improvement surveys developed by the Middle Level Leadership Center. The Audit of Principal Effectiveness (APE) provides information about the effectiveness of principals in dealing with ...
Analysis of a Continuation of The 1990 Farm Bill With 23% NFAI
(Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) at the University of Missouri-Columbia, 1999-06)
Impact analysis of extending a modified version of the 1990 Farm Bill measured against the FAPRI 1999 U.S. Agricultural Outlook, which incorporates provisions of the 1996 Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform (FAIR) Act.
Composition, Vigor, and Proteome of Mature Soybean Seeds Developed under High Temperature
(Crop Society of America, 1999-05)
The effects of high temperature treatment on soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr.] seed composition, vigor, and proteome were investigated using mature dry seeds harvested from plants grown in environment-controlled chambers. ...
The Ozark Johnboat: Its History, Form and Functions
(Missouri Folk Arts Program, 1991)
This essay looks at three aspects of wooden johnboats. The first section tracks their history from their roots in Colonial Missouri through the present day of 1991. Johnboats were used during the period of railroad ...
Buildin' Boats, Giggin' and Foolin' Around is All Fun: Traditional Material Culture of the Ozark Waterways
(Missouri Folk Arts Program, 1996)
Gigging - the practice of using a steel object in the shape of a large fork to impale fish - has long been a popular traditional activity in the Missouri Ozarks. Many natives of the area consider gigging to be their sport, ...
Halau Hula O Missouri: Hawaiian Hula and Lei-making in Missouri
(Missouri Folk Arts Program, 1999)
Despite their relatively small population, Hawaiians in Missouri have a high visibility because of their interest in teaching and performing their distinctive folk arts. This essay focuses on hula dance and lei-making, ...