reform movement


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Noun1.reform movement - a movement intended to bring about social and humanitarian reforms
social movement, movement, front - a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals; "he was a charter member of the movement"; "politicians have to respect a mass movement"; "he led the national liberation front"
Age of Reason, Enlightenment - a movement in Europe from about 1650 until 1800 that advocated the use of reason and individualism instead of tradition and established doctrine; "the Enlightenment brought about many humanitarian reforms"
labor movement, trade union movement, labor - an organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labor unions) or the leaders of this movement
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Rabbi Hirsh states that American Reform Judaism focuses almost exclusively on the Reform movement. He argues that what is happening in Reform Judaism can only be understood in the broader context of American Judaism and religion.
He shows that this distinction prompted the welfare reform movement and the introduction of TANE Following an explication of TANF's substantive features, Schorr provides a historical context to the current welfare policy landscape by tracing the development of AFDC.
In spite of the active roles played by women in the health reform movement, they were unable to convert that activism into any political clout.
Today's school reform movement, which had its beginning marked by the release of the Reagan administration's powerful report, "A Nation At Risk," in the early 1980s, rejects public education's utilitarian tradition.
After that, she concentrated her considerable energies on the reform movement, but her life was always characterized by a tension between her need for inner spirituality and the external work she was called on to perfor m.
Professor Dr Muhammad Samad while reading out a written statement said that the teachers' platform supported the demonstration as DUTA considered the students' quota reform movement as logical and time befitting one, but a group is trying to divert the movement to serve political purpose.
PDSH Reform Movement refuted the speculations that 33 new directors were appointed in state institutions without the consent of Health Minister, Arben Taravari, who cur rently stays a work visit in USA.
Baquba / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / The Reform Movement official in Diyala province Ammar al-Hadad survived of an assassination attempt on Saturday near his home north of Baquba.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Iraq's former prime minister and the leader of the National Reform Movement Ibrahim al-Jaafari has met with the speaker of the Iranian Majlis, Ali Larijani, to discuss bilateral relations, according to Mehr News Agency (MNA).
In the past, the rabbi had issued a = religious ruling stating that one should not go into a Reform synagogue, no= r attend any events sponsored or held by the Reform Movement.
This chapter discusses how the future of school counseling is bound to political processes interwoven with the contemporary education reform movement and with the social and economic conditions of the emerging global economy.
Alfred Hess, director of the Center for Urban School Policy at Northwestern University and an observer to the Chicago reform movement. "We saw principals' lifetime tenure as one of the major problems in getting school improvement to happen," he says.