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Read the Final Report for Phase Two of the Horation Alger Association Success Study, "Factors Associated with College and Career Scuccess among Horatio Alger Association Scholarship Recipients"
Read the NCSES InfoBrief, "Employment and EducationalCharacteristics of Scientists and Engineers"
Readthe Rural Case Study Report: Rural Health Workforce Development Program: Giving Medical Students the Opportunity to Experience Practicing in Rural Maine
Read the rural case study report: Rural Health Workforce Development Program: Providing On-the-Job Training for New Rural Nurses
Read the planning guide, Planning for Population Surge Following Urban Disasters.
Read the report, State Public Health AgencyClassification:Understanding the RelationshipBetween State and Local Public Health
Read the final report to Congress for the Aging Services Technology Study
Read the Research Brief for A Profile of Tribal Health Departments
Read the Final Report for A Profile of Tribal Health Departments
Read the final report of the comprehensive national study, State of Our Nation's Youth Survey, that examines the perceptions and aspirations of 1,500 of today's young people ages 14 to 23.
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