Department of Justice, Executive (11 - 16 of 16 items)
At-Risk Youth: School-Community Collaborations Focus on Improving Student Outcomes
GAO-01-66: Published: Oct 10, 2000. Publicly Released: Oct 10, 2000.
This report focuses on school and community collaborations for improving student outcomes for at-risk youth. To better provide the support needed for these students to succeed in school and beyond, some schools and school districts have intensified their collaboration with businesses, community agencies, and other neighborhood organizations. These efforts, which go substantially beyond the usual l...
District of Columbia: Extent to Which Schools Receive Available Federal Education Grants
HEHS-99-1: Published: Oct 9, 1998. Publicly Released: Oct 9, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed how well the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) have taken advantage of available federal education dollars, focusing on the: (1) federal education grant programs that are available to the District of Columbia; (2) status of efforts to fully optimize the ability to apply for or receive federal education grant programs by the District of Col...
Budget Issues: Inventory of Accounts With Spending Authority and Permanent Appropriations, 1997
OGC-98-23: Published: Jan 19, 1998. Publicly Released: Jan 19, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided supplemental information on the 53 budget accounts that agencies identified as having backdoor spending authority.GAO noted that: (1) since the issuance of the report GAO has resolved the status of each of the 53 accounts; (2) GAO was unable to verify that 33 of the accounts have backdoor spending authority; (3) in 28 of the accounts the agency p...
Safe and Drug-Free Schools: Balancing Accountability With State and Local Flexibility
HEHS-98-3: Published: Oct 10, 1997. Publicly Released: Oct 10, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) the accountability measures the Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act requires at the federal, state, and local levels; (2) the activities that the Department of Education uses for overseeing state and local programs; (3) how state education agencies (SEA) ensure local programs' compliance with the act; and (4) how Safe and Drug-Free...
Intercollegiate Athletics: Status of Efforts to Promote Gender Equity
HEHS-97-10: Published: Oct 25, 1996. Publicly Released: Oct 25, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed Department of Education and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) efforts to promote gender equity in intercollegiate athletics by implementing title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, focusing on: (1) steps taken by states to promote gender equity in college athletic programs; and (2) what existing studies show about progress made s...
Department of Education: Efforts by the Office for Civil Rights to Resolve Asian-American Complaints
HEHS-96-23: Published: Dec 11, 1995. Publicly Released: Dec 12, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights' (OCR) handling of discrimination cases involving Asian-Americans who applied to or were enrolled in postsecondary schools, focusing on: (1) whether OCR followed established policies and procedures in conducting complaint investigations; (2) a comparison of the timeliness and outcomes of complai...