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Vol. 1, No. 9, December 14, 1998

Vice President Gore Will Moderate Live Satellite Broadcast on January 12
Is your community ready for the 21st Century? Are you connecting workers, jobs, and training for 21st Century skills? Vice President Gore will moderate the National Summit on 21st Century Skills for 21st Century Jobs on January 12. This live satellite broadcast is set for 1:30 - 3:00 PM EST. We invite business, labor, education, government and local community leaders to sponsor a down link location and to register online. We will also announce plans for a cybercast on this website. Pass the word!

Information Technology Lab Hits the Road!
December 14, 1998--A 65' X 12' highway trailer mounted on an eighteen-wheel chassis carries a sophisticated instructional technology laboratory for use by students in Alachua County, Florida. Designed, developed, and constructed by county school system staff, the Mobile Instructional Technology Laboratory is handicapped-accessible and climate-controlled. The traveling lab boasts multi-media, interactive video, and individualized computer-assisted instruction to prepare students for the 21st Century. It's also a teacher training center that can be moved anywhere in the district to train teachers in the use of this new technology.

Time Saving Electronic Payments Benefit Defense Contractors

The Defense Contract Management Command (DFAS) is working aggressively to increase the use of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), and is supporting other Defense organizations in the use of other EDI invoicing methods for public vouchers and commercial invoices. DFAS recently unveiled the Web Invoicing System. WInS allows contractors to sign on to a secure web page, enter the invoice data, and send it on its way.

If You Have a PIN, Then You Can Get In
More than 8,000 Department of Agriculture employees--and almost 15,000 federal employees governmentwide--have obtained Personal Identification Numbers (PINs) and can view data concerning their own payroll, leave, travel voucher information, life insurance, health insurance, U.S. Savings Bonds, Thrift Savings Plan, and related information on the Employee Personal Page set up by the National Finance Center. Employees can access it immediately 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Uncle Sam Wants You to Register Online
For nearly two decades young men have gone to post offices, completed and mailed a registration form, and waited 60 to 90 days to receive an acknowledgment card from the Selective Service. Now they can register online and instantly receive a Selective Service number.
In This Issue

Live Satellite Broadcast

IT Hits the Road

Electronic Payments

If You Have a PIN

Uncle Sam Wants You

Back Issues

Vol. 1, No. 8, December 7, 1998

Vol. 1, No. 7, November 30, 1998

Vol. 1, No. 6, November 23, 1998

Vol. 1, No. 5, November 16, 1998

Vol. 1, No. 4, November 9, 1998

Vol. 1, No. 3, November 2, 1998

Vol. 1, No. 2, October 26, 1998

Vol. 1, No. 1, October 2, 1998

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