Federal grants (31 - 40 of 43 items)
Rehabilitation Services: Administration of Grants to Human Services Training and Research Council
HRD-86-51FS: Published: Jan 15, 1986. Publicly Released: Feb 14, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Education's response to the Human Services Training and Research Council's (HSTRC) complaints concerning grant administration.GAO noted the HSTRC Executive Director's concerns that Education's Philadelphia regional office had: (1) suggested that HSTRC affiliate itself with the University of Virginia; (2) exceeded its authority...
Pell Grant Validation Imposes Some Costs and Does Not Greatly Reduce Award Errors: New Strategies Are Needed
PEMD-85-10: Published: Sep 27, 1985. Publicly Released: Sep 27, 1985.
GAO analyzed the Department of Education's efforts to verify data submitted by applicants to the Pell Grant Program through validation and the effects of validation on educational institutions and on student applicants for financial aid.GAO conducted: (1) in-depth case studies of 12 postsecondary schools representing the diversity of schools that Pell Grant recipients attend; and (2) a random samp...
Proprietary School Compliance With Requirements of the Pell Grant Program
127542: Aug 1, 1985
GAO discussed its report on proprietary schools' compliance with program requirements under the Department of Education's Pell Grant program. During the school year beginning in 1980, about 300,000 students at proprietary schools received about $278 million in Pell Grants. Under the program, each participating institution is responsible for administering the program within Education's regulations...
Administration of the Emergency School Aid Act by OE
B-164031(1): Published: Sep 26, 1975. Publicly Released: May 6, 1985.
No summary is currently available...
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...
Determination of Costs Relating to the Environmental Education Act
HRD-78-37: Published: Jan 9, 1978. Publicly Released: Dec 3, 1982.
Information was compiled on the estimated costs incurred by the government in administering the Environmental Education Act and by applicants in applying for grants under the act. The estimates are based largely on unverified information obtained through interviews and responses to questionnaires. The estimated cost of $1.5 million is equivalent to about 50 percent of the $3 million grant funds aw...
Expenditure of Federal Funds by Timberlane Regional High School District, New Hampshire
B-164031(1): Published: Jun 11, 1970. Publicly Released: Nov 12, 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...
Federal Program To Strengthen Developing Institutions of Higher Education Lacks Direction
HRD-78-170: Published: Feb 13, 1979. Publicly Released: Feb 13, 1979.
GAO reviewed the Strengthening Developing Institutions of Higher Education Program implemented by the Office of Education under title III of the Higher Education Act of 1965. The program was planned to make grants to institutions which are struggling for survival and isolated from the main currents of academic life, so they might contribute to U.S. educational resources if they have the desire and...