Minutes of the Technical Assistance Workshop, May 3-5, 2000. Opening Session


Opening Remarks

Harold Richman, Director of Chapin Hall, opened the meeting by welcoming the representatives of the Indicators Project states and sketched the plans for the meeting. Ann Segal of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation welcomed those attending. Martha Moorehouse reviewed the history of the Indicators Project meetings, acknowledged Minnesota and Rhode Island for hosting earlier meetings, and expressed excitement about what the states had accomplished so far. State delegation leaders introduced delegation members and mentioned particular interests.

An International Perspective

Mairéad Reidy introduced Asher Ben-Arieh, Director of the Center for Research and Public Education at the National Council for the Child in Israel. His presentation was anchored by a series of overheads. These follow.

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