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Peseta

The former currency of Spain. It was introduced in 1869 when Spain joined the Latin Monetary Union and continued to be the currency even after the union was abolished in 1927. In 1959, Spain joined the Bretton Woods System and pegged the peseta to the U.S. dollar. The peseta was replaced by the euro in 2002.
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PTAs Visit to School and Activities during Monitoring
For that, institutions such as, Village Education Committee/School Management and Development Committee/Urban Slum Level Education Committees/ Parents Teacher Associations (PTAs) have been set up at grassroots and school level.
The research shows clearly that most of the PTAs are educated up to only primary standard and they are either farmers or labourers in their principal occupation.
While the emphasis of much of the economic literature on PTAs concerns their effects on economic welfare, political scientists are often more focused on questions relating to the political impetus for PTAs.
They suggest that democracies will have more interest in PTAs because membership in PTAs reveals information about economic policy that can insulate incumbent politicians from criticism.
First, GATT traditionally operates by "consensus," so that a decision during the review process to the effect that a PTA fails to conform with the GATT would require the members of the PTA to agree with that finding!
Similarly, PTA members who wish to be active at the local level must take account of PTA policies set by the state and national hierarchies and imposed on individual chapters.
At the least, the PTA has the power to keep parents informed of academic issues, from educational policies set at the national and state levels to the curriculum and employment practices of their local schools.
In all, 47 patients had been prescribed an antibiotic prior to ER presentations--40 of the 78 (51.3%) in the PTA group and 7 of the 40 (17.5%) in the PTC group; the difference was statistically significantly (table 2).
In our study, patients with PTA were more likely to have reported an allergy to penicillin than were patients without an abscess (14.1 vs.
Participation in the forums brought varied responses from PTA parents.
Three forums were particularly unusual from the PTA perspective, since their planning and implementation rested primarily with PTA leaders.