If the legislators fall short of the goal
, the courts do their best to close the gaps.
Those that fall short of the goal
would have to pay an unspecified fee.
The report also identifies some areas in which Pilot School demographics fall short of the goal
of representing the student population of the Boston school district.
Unfortunately, the end result may fall short of the goal
. "In many districts [with middle school algebra], students finish their math requirement as early as their sophomore year and head off to college taking one or more years off from math.
They conclude that "interventions and policies directed at improving access to care during pregnancy may fall short of the goal
of reducing preterm delivery because they cannot address [a] legacy of poor health status and health behaviors." Reducing the incidence of preterm delivery, they maintain, "may require attention to the health status of women before pregnancy."
Unfortunately, implementation of the existing climate pledges made by countries will fall short of the goals
of the Paris Agreement and warm the planet by about 3-4 degrees Celsius this century, with devastating consequences for our planet, people and wildlife.
In addition to motivating constructive behavior, goal setting--especially when it involves rewards--can also motivate unethical behavior when people fall short of the goals
they set or that are set for them.