“It was very prettily said, that we may learn the little value of fortune by the persons on whom heaven is pleased to bestow it.” —Richard Steele (1672-1729)
A BILL (Colorado 5): To prohibit Federal funding of National Public Radio and the use of Federal funds to acquire radio content. Introduced May 20, 2021
Today we unpack examples of federal standards setting affecting an industry that does not like to think of itself as an "industry" but is the foundation of all sectors of all economies in every nation. Emboldened by wanton currency printing, units of the federal government compete with private standards-setting organizations for hegemony in many economic domains even when market solutions are possible.
Since the horrific February 14, 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the Trump Administration has devoted considerable time, resources, and effort to studying ways to keep our students safe and our schools secure. The Federal Commission on School Safety was designed to both research and recommend solutions to advance the safety of our schools. The Commission’s observations and recommendations are contained in this report.
Best practice literature for education community safety and sustainability changes 100 to 1000 times per day. Many of titles are unstable (i.e. still in draft form), time-sensitive and copyright protected. We break down the action every day, assign priorities, then schedule a separate teleconference to formulate responses to public consultations. Daily colloquia topics are shown on our CALENDAR.
SchoolSafety.gov was created by the federal government to provide schools and districts with actionable recommendations to create a safe and supportive learning environment where students can thrive and grow.
Dr. Wyatt N. Vreeland: "Today we sequence a human genome in a few days for a few thousand dollars, a task that at the turn of the century took 13 years and cost almost $3 billion. This is made possible as we make 'microchips' that do what was previously done in beakers and test tubes. During this presentation you will learn how research at NIST is helps the world move closer to putting that 'chemistry lab' in your pocket."
Rolling tabulation of public consultations from ANSI accredited, open-source, consortia, ad-hoc standards-setting organizations.