Grant administration (31 - 40 of 40 items)
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...
Evaluating the Department of Education's Field Readers: Were They Qualified?
125830: Jan 1, 1984
This article, which appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 19, Issue 4, Fall 1984, described a study which GAO conducted, in response to a congressional request, to determine if the outside experts, which the Department of Education hired to assess grant proposals under the Women's Educational Equity Act program in 1982, were qualified to review and score the proposals. The study was requested because o...
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...
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...
Better Criteria Needed for Awarding Grants for School Desegregation
HRD-78-36: Published: Jan 20, 1978. Publicly Released: Jan 20, 1978.
There are several problems with the Emergency School Aid Act and with the administration of the act. Some program funds have been used for general education rather than for desegregation assistance because the administration allowed funding of: (1) school districts with planned desegregation efforts which were completed years ago; (2) schools not affected by desegregation plans; and (3) activities...
Basic Educational Opportunity Grant Program
MWD-76-110: Published: Mar 15, 1976. Publicly Released: Mar 15, 1976.
GAO reviewed the Office of Education's Basic Educational Grant Program to determine how well the program was meeting its legislative objectives and how well the Office of Education was administering it.GAO believes that the processing of grant applications could be improved by using a mark-sense application instead of the existing form, which requires keypunching. In the mark-sense process, optica...
Examination of Grants Awarded to the Berkeley Unified School District and to Bilingual Children's Television, Inc.
B-164031(1): Published: Sep 4, 1974. Publicly Released: Sep 11, 1974.
No summary is currently available...