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Designing Evaluations: A Workbook
129366: Feb 1, 1986
This document, which presents designs for three specific evaluations, is intended to be used as a companion-piece to the transfer paper, Designing Evaluations. The designs have four purposes to: (1) serve as guidance to managers and staff in the execution phase of the job; (2) minimize time that would otherwise be lost on a job when staffing changes must be made later on; (3) give job sponsors a c...
Many Proprietary Schools Do Not Comply With Department of Education's Pell Grant Program Requirements
HRD-84-17: Published: Aug 20, 1984. Publicly Released: Sep 11, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO assessed the administration of the Pell Grant Program by proprietary schools.Proprietary schools are usually private, for-profit vocational schools, and the objective of the Pell Grant program at postsecondary proprietary schools is to help financially needy students get training to prepare them for employment. Since the program began in 1973, the number...
Use of Department of Education Title III Grant Funds by the International Institute of the Americas of World University
HRD-84-20: Published: Apr 4, 1984. Publicly Released: Apr 4, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO analyzed the use of the Higher Education Act title III grant funds by the International Institute of the Americas of World University, San Juan, Puerto Rico.GAO found that World University's financial management system was deficient and its financial stability was questionable. There was a fundamental lack of internal controls, inadequate subsidiary account...
Department of Education Uncertain About Effectiveness of Its Special Services Program
HRD-83-13: Published: Nov 12, 1982. Publicly Released: Dec 13, 1982.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Education's Special Services for Disadvantaged Students program.Under the Special Services program, grants are awarded to postsecondary institutions which support projects for providing disadvantaged students with services such as tutoring, counseling, and special classes. GAO found that Education does not have any assurance that...
Examination of the Treatment of Peer Reviewers' Comments on Support for the "Individualized Science Instructional System" Project
MWD-76-78: Published: Jan 12, 1976. Publicly Released: Nov 5, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
Use of Program Income by Evaluation, Dissemination, and Assessment Centers Supported by OBEMLA
HRD-82-63: Published: Apr 14, 1982. Publicly Released: Apr 14, 1982.
GAO reviewed the use of income accrued by three Evaluation, Dissemination, and Assessment Centers established through Department of Education grants and supported by Education's Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs. The purpose of these centers is to assess, evaluate, and disseminate instructional materials for use in bilingual education. The objectives of the review were t...
Comments on Report Entitled "The Federal Program To Strengthen Developing Institutions of Higher Education Lacks Direction"
110837: Nov 9, 1979
GAO has reviewed the Office of Education's (OE) Strengthening Developing Institutions of Higher Education Program for a second time. Questions remain concerning whom the Program should be assisting, how it should be organized, and where it is going. The Program lacks direction. OE has not yet defined a developing institution or how such an institution reaches the mainstream of higher education. Pr...
Improvements Needed in the Migrant Education Program
HRD-79-100: Published: Aug 28, 1979. Publicly Released: Aug 28, 1979.
In surveying the migrant education program in California, several areas needing improvement were identified. The migrant education program is administered by the Office of Education (OE). Program funds are to be used for establishing or improving needs of children of migratory farmworkers and fishermen.OE and California migrant education program officials face numerous problems that hinder their e...
Federal Library Support Programs: Progress and Problems
MWD-75-4: Published: Dec 30, 1974. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1974.
No summary is currently available...