Higher education (61 - 68 of 68 items)
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...
Study of Foreign Languages and Related Areas: Federal Support, Administration, Need
ID-78-46: Published: Sep 13, 1978. Publicly Released: Sep 13, 1978.
Title VI of the National Defense Education Act of 1958 authorized federal financial assistance to institutions of higher education to promote the study of needed foreign languages and related areas. Through fiscal year 1978, about $229 million in such assistance has been provided through the Office of Education (OE). Grants were awarded to support language and area centers and research projects, a...
The Bureau of Indian Affairs Should Do More to Help Educate Indian Students
HRD-77-155: Published: Nov 3, 1977. Publicly Released: Nov 3, 1977.
In providing grants to Indian students to attend colleges and universities, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) knows little about the students' preparation for and performance in college or about the colleges they attend. The program has grown from 4,300 students receiving about $4 million dollars in 1970 to 16,000 students receiving about $33 million in 1976.Investigations conducted at seven educ...
Office of Education's Basic Grant Program Can Be Improved
HRD-77-91: Published: Sep 21, 1977. Publicly Released: Sep 21, 1977.
The Basic Educational Opportunity Grant Program has provided financial aid to needy students, but often it has not met its legislative goal of being the foundation of financial aid for needy students.The Office of Education has not established adequate controls to guarantee that information supplied by applicants and parents is accurate. As much as $24.3 million may have been awarded to ineligible...
Grant Funds to Eisenhower College
GGD-77-47: Published: Mar 30, 1977. Publicly Released: Apr 4, 1977.
Eisenhower College was originally financed by the lower of either of $10 million from the U.S. Treasury or one tenth of all moneys from the sale of $1 Eisenhower proof coins. A 1975 Supplemental Appropriations Act appropriated $9 million, and a 1976 Act appropriated $1 million. As of June 30, 1976, the college received $8.4 million, which the college was free to use as it deemed appropriate.In a 1...
The Basic Educational Opportunity Grant Program at Holliston Junior College
HRD-77-45: Published: Feb 15, 1977. Publicly Released: Feb 15, 1977.
The Holliston Junior College Basic Educational Grant Program, which provides grants to needy students enrolled in a special secretarial program, was reviewed in response to charges of abuse of the program.As of June 1976, the college had awarded 248 Basic Grants, totaling about $238,000, to students enrolled in what appeared to be an ineligible secretarial program established in June 1975. Hollist...
Program To Increase Graduates From Health Professions Schools and Improve the Quality of Their Education
B-164031(2): Published: Oct 3, 1972. Publicly Released: Oct 3, 1972.
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