Department of Veterans Affairs, Executive (11 - 15 of 15 items)
Health, Education, Employment, Social Security, Welfare, and Veterans Reports
HEHS-95-204W: Published: Jul 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1995.
GAO presented a listing and selected summaries of reports and testimonies issued in May and June 1995 and a listing of reports issued in July 1993 through June 1995 relating to such issues as: (1) health care reform; (2) Medicare and Medicaid; (3) elementary and secondary education; (4) training and employment; (5) pensions; (6) social security, disability, and welfare benefits; and (7) veterans'...
Tinnitus: Federal Agencies' Research and Treatment Activities
HRD-88-50FS: Published: Mar 3, 1988. Publicly Released: Mar 18, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO determined the extent to which federal agencies sponsor research on and provide treatment for tinnitus.GAO found that: (1) the National Institutes of Health (NIH) does not consider tinnitus a high priority relative to other hearing disorders; (2) since 1981, NIH had funded six research grants totalling more than $2.2 million and one contract for $404,000...
GAO Reports Concerning Federal Student Financial Aid Programs
117445: Feb 3, 1982
GAO reported on the academic progress standards for students receiving Federal financial aid, the collection of defaulted National Direct Student Loans, and the Guaranteed Student Loan information system. An effective academic progress standard should measure the quality of students' work and rates of progress toward definite educational goals. Inconsistent, weak, and nonspecific Federal academic...
Students Receiving Federal Aid Are Not Making Satisfactory Academic Progress: Tougher Standards Are Needed
HRD-82-15: Published: Dec 3, 1981. Publicly Released: Dec 3, 1981.
Each year, the government provides billions of dollars in financial aid to students seeking a postsecondary education. GAO visited 20 institutions of higher education and reviewed more than 5,800 randomly selected student transcripts to report on the academic progress requirements of federally funded student aid programs.There are no uniform requirements among the three federal agencies who admini...
Veterans Administration Education Loan Program Should Be Terminated: Legislative Action Taken
HRD-81-128: Published: Aug 28, 1981. Publicly Released: Sep 15, 1981.
GAO expanded a followup review of the Veterans Administration (VA) education loan program to provide more geographic coverage and to determine whether eligible veterans and dependents were reporting all available resources, if veterans were also eligible for the Department of Education financial aid programs, and if such aid would satisfy their financial needs.GAO found that a number of actions ta...