Secondary education (21 - 30 of 32 items)
Education Finance: Extent of Federal Funding in State Education Agencies
HEHS-95-3: Published: Oct 14, 1994. Publicly Released: Oct 14, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed federal funding for education, focusing on: (1) the amount of federal dollars used by state education agencies (SEA) to fund their administrative and other operating costs; (2) how SEA are using these funds to support their operating activities; and (3) anticipated changes in the funding balance from fiscal year (FY) 1993 to FY 1995.GAO found that:...
Precollege Math and Science Education: Department of Energy's Precollege Program Managed Ineffectively
HEHS-94-208: Published: Sep 13, 1994. Publicly Released: Oct 13, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of Energy's (DOE) management of its precollege mathematics and science education program, focusing on: (1) DOE program implementation priorities; (2) the role of project evaluations in budget decisions; and (3) whether the program helps to achieve the National Education Goal of making U.S. students first in the world i...
GAO Work Related to ESEA of 1965
HEHS-94-156R: Published: Apr 26, 1994. Publicly Released: Apr 26, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided a summary of its products related to the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act...
Visibility and Leadership: The Changing Federal Role in Education
147976: Jan 1, 1992
This article, which appeared in the GAO Journal, No. 16, Fall/Winter 1992, discusses federal involvement in education and focuses on: (1) federal programs in elementary and secondary education; (2) the President and nation's governors' establishment of national education goals for the year 2000 and establishment of the National Education Goals Panel; (3) the establishment of national standards for...
Drug Education: School-Based Programs Seen as Useful but Impact Unknown
HRD-91-27: Published: Nov 28, 1990. Publicly Released: Nov 28, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed six school districts' use of funds resulting from the implementation of the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act of 1986, intended to help schools and communities establish drug abuse education and prevention programs.GAO found that: (1) the six school districts spent funds on three basic drug education approaches, involving student assistance pro...
Observations on Ohio's Implementation of the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act of 1986
T-HRD-90-12: Published: Feb 13, 1990. Publicly Released: Feb 13, 1990.
GAO discussed federal legislation enacted to establish drug abuse education programs and its effects on Ohio drug-free school programs, focusing on: (1) how Ohio officials were using federal funds; (2) the extent to which state officials included alcohol abuse in drug-free school programs; (3) Ohio officials' methods for determining program effectiveness; and (4) Ohio students' and teachers' opini...
Administration of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 in the Michigan and Ohio State Departments of Education
088953: Aug 3, 1972
No summary is currently available...
Procedures for Making Grant Awards Under Three Department of Education Discretionary Grant Programs
HRD-83-68: Published: Jul 26, 1983. Publicly Released: Jul 26, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO described the Department of Education's procedures for selecting field readers and awarding grants under the Women's Educational Equity Act Program (WEEAP), Talent Search Program, and the National Institute of Education's Unsolicited Proposal Program.Education selects WEEAP projects based on their active involvement in furthering educational equity for w...
An Analysis of Concerns in Federal Education Programs: Duplication of Services and Administrative Costs
HRD-80-18: Published: Apr 30, 1980. Publicly Released: Apr 30, 1980.
Concern has been expressed that federal elementary and secondary education programs duplicate services to students and unnecessarily add to federal, state, and local administrative costs. Legislation has been proposed to reduce the number of programs through consolidation. To provide Congress insight into these problems and the possible impact of consolidating programs, the regulations, requiremen...
Reevaluation Needed of Educational Assistance for Institutionalized Neglected or Delinquent Children
HRD-78-11: Published: Dec 19, 1977. Publicly Released: Dec 19, 1977.
In recent years, the Office of Education's educational assistance program for neglected or delinquent children has emphasized basic skills instruction. Older children generally do not continue schooling once outside of institutions; however, younger children are more likely to return to school following release. The program is unique because it provides assistance annually to over 2,000 institutio...