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The Newsletter of the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation May 2018
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CEO Selection and Transition Plan

The Board would like to share the outline of events that will lead up to the development of a job description and recruitment of the next CEO in 2019. The near-term goal of the Board is to create opportunities to listen to staff regarding what PIRE will become in the coming years and the role of the leadership for the next CEO. MORE

Anonymous Student Survey in Rural Communities:
Lessons Learned from the Field

I wanted to share our team’s experience with a school-based, anonymous student survey on alcohol, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) use that was part of the Partnership for Success (PFS) evaluation in rural counties in a southern state. Why you ask? Despite our efforts, we ran into issues and thought it would be useful to offer lessons learned, in the hopes that others can avoid these pitfalls in the future. MORE

APIS Announces Website Redesign and Annual Update of Alcohol and Recreational Cannabis Policy Information

The Alcohol Policy Information System (APIS), a project of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), has completed a major redesign of its public website. The design and structure of the site was revised to improve security, enhance usability, and improve access to APIS data. MORE

GAO Report on the National Roadside Survey
The Cost and Consequences of Sexual Violence in California

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  • Mary Gordon
  • Bernie Murphy
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