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Job Training Partnership Act: Services and Outcomes for Participants With Differing Needs
HRD-89-52: Published: Jun 9, 1989. Publicly Released: Jun 9, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) program, focusing on: (1) participants' readiness to enter the job market; (2) the type and intensity of services participants received according to their job readiness; (3) participant employment outcomes; and (4) differences among JTPA service delivery areas (SDA).GAO found that SDA: (1) gene...
Education Information: Changes in Funds and Priorities Have Affected Production and Quality
PEMD-88-4: Published: Nov 4, 1987. Publicly Released: Dec 8, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the condition of information on education in the United States to determine the: (1) kinds of information gathering activities the federal government has sponsored and how they have changed; (2) changes in the quality of the information; and (3) factors influencing information production and quality. GAO studied three federally supported educationa...
The Condition of Information on Education
129118: Feb 19, 1986
GAO discussed its congressionally requested work on information about education. GAO noted that: (1) it is focusing its work on the impact of changes in the federal investment in the collection, analysis, and dissemination of education information; (2) the three principal kinds of education information are research, statistics, and evaluation; (3) elements of the Department of Education are primar...
Education Paperwork Requirements Are Burdensome: Better Federal Controls Needed
GGD-82-28: Published: May 26, 1982. Publicly Released: May 26, 1982.
GAO reviewed the Department of Education and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) implemention of specific legislation designed to reduce the education-related Federal paperwork burden.Education needs to better control Federal education-related paperwork by improving the effectiveness and efficiency of its review process and by fully implementing legislation designed to reduce such paperwork...
Problems and Needed Improvements in Evaluating Office of Education Programs
HRD-76-165: Published: Sep 8, 1977. Publicly Released: Sep 8, 1977.
A review was conducted to determine the effectiveness of federally supported education evaluations, primarily those concerning elementary and secondary education programs, in order to obtain objective data for allocating resources and in deciding whether or not programs should be continued or modified. Questionnaires were sent to education agencies in all States and the District of Columbia and to...