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reformation

A legal action to correct an instrument to comply with the intentions of the parties. If the grantor in a deed will not agree to sign a corrective deed, it may be necessary for the buyer or a subsequent owner to file a reformation action.

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While Congress set aside lobbying and ethics reform in the days leading to the 2006 election, the LWVUS did not.
This study examined teachers' assessment of the effectiveness of school reform efforts, their efficacy and their schools' passage rates in the reading and math subtests of state tests.
With school districts across Illinois clamoring for more dollars, the state's gubernatorial candidates offering ways to generate billions of additional dollars for education and some political heavyweights still committed to a controversial tax swap plan, the stars may never be more aligned for school funding reform.
It's a school reform symphony and the more people there are on the same page singing the same song, we're more apt to get something done,'' said VICA Chairman Bob Scott, who said they're looking for a meaningful reorganization of the district.
To be sure, the tax system that ultimately emerges from tax reform may not be simple, but it can be simpler than the current system.
Biggest obstacle: The greatest barrier to reform is that, when it comes to education, Americans have lost sight of the distinction between means and ends.
In view of the extensive literature now available on the subject, some may question the need for additional books about welfare reform.
Presently there are many proposals for reform in Congress.
Although Burns and Innes' collection of essays on reform touches two centuries, its window on the topic is fairly narrow, only the seventy years from 1780-1850.
Speaking to an audience of the initiated, Treglia described how the crusade for campaign finance reform was "an immense scare perpetrated on the American people by a cadre of left-wing foundations and disguised as a 'mass movement,'" wrote New York Post reporter Ryan Sager.