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Synonyms for reform

Synonyms for reform

to make right what is wrong

Synonyms for reform

a change for the better as a result of correcting abuses

a campaign aimed to correct abuses or malpractices

self-improvement in behavior or morals by abandoning some vice

make changes for improvement in order to remove abuse and injustices

bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one

break up the molecules of

improve by alteration or correction of errors or defects and put into a better condition

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The LWVUS, the Campaign Legal Center and the Center for Excellence in Government released a report calling for a national redistricting reform movement and offering guidance for state-level redistricting reform efforts.
To what extend do teachers' assessment of the implementation of school reform and efficacy predict school passage rates on the math and reading subtests of the Fourth-Grade Ohio Proficiency Test in 1998 (initial status) and improvement from 1998 to 2004 (growth rate)?
The odds are long and yet they're a convergence of forces that make it more likely that we'll finally get started in 2007-more likely than at any time in the past couple of decades," said Jim Broadway, publisher of State School News Service Newsletter and a longtime reform watcher.
If FASB is saying that accounting reform is needed because analysts and investors are viewing pension and OPEB plans the wrong way, then this will create a huge market disturbance as analysts and investors adjust to the new paradigm.
Others who have called for major reform took the same tone.
Third, remembering the lesson of the last major round of tax reform (in 1986), we have advocated a proper balance in the tax burden among sectors" of the economy and, especially, between the individual and business components.
Most necessary reform: I'm less interested in the label put on a reform and more interested in getting the framework for evaluation right.
The book is primarily concerned with the organizational and managerial aspects of welfare reform in the Bay Area, but it also addresses a number of related topics dealing with innovative social services programs and the role of community-based approaches to welfare reform.
Reform Commission Plan 2 (Model 2): In 2001 President Bush charged a commission to come up with a plan to restore Social Security to a sound footing while making personal savings accounts available to younger workers who want them.
Ron Harris' article on "Government and the economy, 1688-1850" in the Cambridge History also discusses poor laws, old and new, while Burns/Innes and Finn simply mention the poor in their writings, the former about the law reform in the introduction and the latter variously but most frequently in the context of petty debts and law reform.
Charged with promoting campaign finance reform when he joined Pew in the mid-1990s, Treglia came up with a three-pronged strategy: 1) pursue an expansive agenda through incremental reforms; 2) pay for a handful of 'experts' all over the country with foundation money; and 3) create fake business, minority and religious groups to pound the table for reform," recounted Sager.
He said the debate on Social Security reform is an important one to have, and he was pleased that it received such prominent play after the election.
Herndon National Legislative Award for their outstanding government affairs achievements in lobbying for the auto insurance reform package in 2003.
The new reform replaces the word husband with "under the leadership of both spouses.