Higher education (41 - 47 of 47 items)
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...
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...
Coordinating and Linking Programs Directed Toward Increasing the Numbers of Minority and Disadvantaged Individuals in the Health Professions
HRD-81-86: Published: May 5, 1981. Publicly Released: May 5, 1981.
Many federal programs established over the past two decades are directed toward increasing the numbers of disadvantaged and minority students in the health professions. Currently, these programs are separately administered by various entities within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Department of Education. In June 1979, the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare estab...
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...
Federal Program To Strengthen Developing Institutions of Higher Education Lacks Direction
108907: Mar 28, 1979
The Developing Institutions of Higher Education Program was reviewed and serious questions remain about whom the program should be assisting, how it should be organized, and where it is going. There is a need for the Office of Education, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare to: (1) clarify the programs direction; (2) reaffirm grantee selection procedures; (3) strengthen controls over the e...
Problems of the Upward Bound Program in Preparing Disadvantaged Students for a Postsecondary Education
B-164031(1): Published: Mar 7, 1974. Publicly Released: Mar 7, 1974.
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