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OCG-93-18TR: Published: Dec 1, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 1, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO summarized information on education issues facing Congress and the new administration, focusing on the need to: (1) enhance federal efforts to meet national educational goals; (2) reduce the cost and preserve the integrity of the student loan program; and (3) strengthen Department of Education management.GAO noted that: (1) the education system is not meeti...
Remedial Education: Modifying Chapter 1 Formula Would Target More Funds to Those Most in Need
HRD-92-16: Published: Jul 28, 1992. Publicly Released: Jul 28, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Chapter 1 program established to fund supplementary remedial education services for low-achieving students in poverty areas, focusing on whether: (1) modifications to the Chapter 1 funding formula would improve the targeting of program funds; (2) the Chapter 1 formula adequately reflects the cost of providing education services; and (3) more cu...
Immigrant Education: Information on the Emergency Immigrant Education Act Program
HRD-91-50: Published: Mar 15, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 15, 1991.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO determined how many: (1) school districts used Emergency Immigrant Education Act of 1984 (EIEA) funds; (2) districts had EIEA-eligible students but received no EIEA funds; and (3) EIEA students participated in other federally funded education programs.GAO found that: (1) school districts used about 80 percent of their EIEA funds to pay for expenses relate...
Early Childhood Education: What Are the Costs of High-Quality Programs?
HRD-90-43BR: Published: Jan 24, 1990. Publicly Released: Jan 24, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the cost of providing high-quality early childhood education, focusing on: (1) the estimated annual average cost per child; (2) a comparison between the annual salaries of public elementary school teachers and early childhood education teachers; and (3) the extent to which costs of a typical early childhood education center vary in response to chan...
Vocational Education: Opportunity to Prepare for the Future
T-HRD-89-31: Published: Jun 22, 1989. Publicly Released: Jun 22, 1989.
GAO discussed six states' implementation of the Carl D. Perkins Education Act, focusing on the extent to which targeted federal vocational education funds adequately serve the special populations and program improvement funds further specific activities. GAO found that: (1) federal emphasis shifted from maintaining outdated vocational education curricula to improving and modernizing local programs...
Implementation of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act
T-HRD-89-8: Published: Mar 7, 1989. Publicly Released: Mar 7, 1989.
GAO discussed the implementation of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act, focusing on the allocation of program funds to economically depressed areas. GAO found that: (1) although funds were generally used to provide vocational education to underserved groups, some allocation mechanisms directed funds to more affluent areas; (2) vocational education students in disadvantaged areas were les...
Institutional Aid Under Title III of the Higher Education Act of 1965
127541: Jul 30, 1985
GAO testified on the changes made to the title III program of the Higher Education Act of 1965, which is the largest source of direct federal aid to higher education institutions. The program was created to strengthen the academic quality of developing institutions, those accredited or making progress towards accreditation, with financing for special projects and programs and with increased usage...
Assessment of the Teacher Corps Program at the University of Southern California and Participating Schools in Los Angeles and Riverside Counties
B-164031(1): Published: Jul 9, 1971. Publicly Released: Jul 9, 1971.
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