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The word policy is a noun.  Policy means (1) a plan of action adopted by an individual or social group, (2) written contract or certificate of insurance, (3) a line of argument rationalizing the course of action of a government.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word policy.
  • Monetary Policy
    The Federal Reserve was established by Congress in 1913 in part to guide monetary policy. Learn about how the Federal Reserve guides the nation's economy.
    https://www.federal-reserve.org/monetary-policy.htm
  • Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
    The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation is an independent Federal agency that promotes the preservation, enhancement, and productive use of our Nation's historic resources and advises the President and Congress on national historic preservation policy.
    https://www.achp.gov/
  • BNET
    BNET offers advice and tips for managing businesses. Wide range of topics from corporate culture to policy to decision making to facilitating change. The website also runs several featured articles on topics like how to fire an employee.
    https://www.bnet.com/
  • United States Department of Education
    The DOE was created in 1980 to foster educational excellence and ensure equal access. On the website, users can read about current topics in educational news, search by student, teacher, administrator, or parent, look at information centers on financial aid, grants, policy, research and statistics, and other programs. Most useful is a link to teaching aids that covers many subjects and grade levels.
    https://www.ed.gov/
  • Electronic Frontier Foundation
    Formed in 1990, the EFF, a non-profit group made up of lawyers, is concerned with defending free speech, privacy, innovation, and consumer rights on the web. The EFF has worked to oppose some legislation and acts as an information source for policy makers and the public. There are links to concise information about privacy, intellectual property, fair use, blogger's rights, and much more.
    https://www.eff.org/
  • National Institute for Early Education Research
    Founded at Rutgers University Graduate School of Education, NIEER's mission is to provide research and research opportunities to educators, policy makers, researchers, and journalists about education for 3 and 4 year olds.
    https://www.nieer.org/
  • Overseas Private Investment Corporation
    OPIC was established as an agency of the U.S. Government in 1971. It helps U.S. businesses invest overseas, fosters economic development in new and emerging markets, complements the private sector in overseas investing, and aids in U.S. Foreign Policy. On the website, users can find out about some of the projects OPIC is currently working with and how to do business with them.
    https://www.opic.gov/
  • Privacy Rights Clearinghouse
    The PRC, established in 1992 in San Diego, is a nonprofit consumer organization with a two-fold mission: consumer information and consumer advocacy. The website offers fact sheets on a number of issues concerning privacy rights, a hotline number to report abuses, medical records, background checks, special information for reporters, and information for legislators and policy makers.
    https://www.privacyrights.org/
  • ReliefWeb
    This site was launched in 1996 and is administered by OCHA, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. The site disseminates information about both current and forgotten humanitarian emergencies. On the site are headlines, countries and emergencies, the latest natural disasters, appeals and funding, policy and issues, maps and professional resources.
    https://www.reliefweb.int/
  • University of Kentucky
    The University of Kentucky, located in Lexington, was founded in 1865. There are more than 27,000 students enrolled at UKY; 71% of whom are undergraduates. Besides the undergraduate programs, UKY offers programs in medicine, nursing, law, public policy, diplomacy and international commerce, social work, public health and more. The website lists dates of college fairs. Students can apply online.
    https://www.uky.edu/
  • US Agency for International Development
    In 1961, President Kennedy established the U.S. Agency for International Development. USAID is an independent federal government agency that receives foreign policy guidance from the State Department. The website has links to some of the projects that USAID is engaged in, which include initiatives in healthcare, agriculture and economic development. There is also a link to careers with USAID.
    https://www.usaid.gov/
  • United States Department of Agriculture
    This federal agency provides leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, and related issues based on sound public policy, the best available science, and efficient management.
    https://www.usda.gov/
  • Institute of Education Sciences
    The IES' mission is to provide rigorous and relevant evidence on which to ground education practice and policy and share this information broadly. By identifying what works, what doesn't, and why, the Institute aims to improve educational outcomes for all students, particularly those at risk of failure. The IES is the research arm of the U.S. Department of Education.
    https://ies.ed.gov/
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