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Campus Crime: Difficulties Meeting Federal Reporting Requirements
HEHS-97-52: Published: Mar 11, 1997. Publicly Released: Mar 11, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the progress made under the Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act, focusing on: (1) how the Department of Education has implemented and monitored compliance with the act; (2) the kinds of problems, if any, colleges are having in complying with the act; and (3) the requirements of state laws related to public access to police records on reported c...
High-Risk Series: Student Financial Aid
HR-97-11: Published: Feb 1, 1997. Publicly Released: Feb 1, 1997.
GAO reviewed the Department of Education's management and oversight of postsecondary student financial aid programs, focusing on the: (1) Federal Family Education Loan (FFELP) Program; (2) Ford Direct Loan Program (FDLP); and (3) Federal Pell Grant Program.GAO found that: (1) in fiscal year 1995, the federal government paid over $2.5 billion to make good its guarantee on defaulted student loans; (...
Education and Labor: Information on the Departments' Field Offices
HEHS-96-178: Published: Sep 16, 1996. Publicly Released: Sep 16, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information about the field offices supporting the Departments of Education and Labor, focusing on the field offices': (1) locations; (2) functions, staffing, space and operating costs; and (3) proposed structural changes.GAO found that: (1) in fiscal year 1995, the Department of Education had 72 field offices and the Department of Labor had 1,074...
Department of Education: Status of Actions to Improve the Management of Student Financial Aid
HEHS-96-143: Published: Jul 12, 1996. Publicly Released: Jul 12, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Education's student financial aid programs, focusing on the: (1) status of Education actions in response to numerous recommendations concerning the administration of student financial aid programs; and (2) reasons Education gave for not acting on some recommendations.GAO found that: (1) Education has made progress in initiating ac...
Financial Audit: Federal Family Education Loan Program's Financial Statements for Fiscal Years 1994 and 1993
AIMD-96-22: Published: Feb 26, 1996. Publicly Released: Feb 26, 1996.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO examined the Department of Education's Federal Family Education Loan Program's (FFELP) financial statements for fiscal years 1994 and 1993.GAO found that: (1) although the Department of Education's Office of Inspector General (OIG) could not issue an overall opinion on the financial statements due to data reliability and material internal control weakness...
Impoundments: Fiscal Year 1995 Funds Proposed for Rescission, but Not Approved by Congress, Have Been Released
OGC-95-20: Published: Aug 22, 1995. Publicly Released: Aug 22, 1995.
GAO reported on the status of budget authority proposed for rescission by the President in his third special impoundment message for fiscal year 1995.GAO found that Congress: (1) passed an emergency supplemental and rescission bill approving two of the rescissions proposed by the President in the third special message; and (2) passed another emergency supplemental and rescission bill approving som...
Health, Education, Employment, Social Security, Welfare, and Veterans Reports
HEHS-95-234W: Published: Aug 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1995.
GAO presented a listing and selected summaries of reports and testimonies issued in June and July 1995 and a listing of reports issued in August 1993 through July 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) veteran...
Teacher Training: Status and Participants' Views of Delta Teachers Academy
RCED-95-208: Published: Jun 29, 1995. Publicly Released: Jun 29, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Delta Teachers Academy program, focusing on Academy: (1) activities and expenditures; and (2) participants' views on program effectiveness.GAO found that: (1) the Department of Agriculture's funding for the Delta Teachers Academy has nearly doubled to almost $4 million in fiscal year 1995; (2) the Academy expects to increase the number of teach...
Federal Reorganization: Congressional Proposal to Merge Education, Labor, and EEOC
HEHS-95-140: Published: Jun 7, 1995. Publicly Released: Jun 28, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the proposal to merge the Departments of Education and Labor and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission into the new Department of Education and Employment, focusing on: (1) the proposed funds and staff each new Department of Education and Employment office would have; (2) the likely impact of proposed administrative cost savings on staffing l...
High Risk Series: Student Financial Aid
HR-95-10: Published: Feb 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Feb 1, 1995.
GAO reviewed the problems that affect the Department of Education's student financial aid programs.GAO found that: (1) in 1992, the federal government paid $2.6 billion to support its guaranteed student loan program; (2) the reasons for the government's student loan liability include the complex loan structure, the lack of incentives to prevent loan defaults, financial risks for lenders and state...