School districts (21 - 30 of 40 items)
Title I Formula in S. 1513
HEHS-94-190R: Published: Jun 7, 1994. Publicly Released: Jun 7, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the new grant allocation formula for distributing assistance to the educationally disadvantaged. GAO noted that: (1) the new funding formula contains a revised weighting scheme to measure the number of educationally disadvantaged children, a state average per-pupil expenditure factor which measures state funding for chapter 1 service...
Delta Teachers Academy
RCED-94-213R: Published: May 19, 1994. Publicly Released: May 19, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the National Faculty's Delta Teachers Academy program. GAO noted that: (1) it is too early to assess the National Faculty's efforts in establishing the Academy; (2) the Academy encourages participating scholars to become resources for other teachers in their districts; (3) in the Academy's first year of operation, 100 teachers from 40 school distri...
Drug Education: Limited Progress in Program Evaluation
T-PEMD-93-2: Published: Mar 31, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 31, 1993.
GAO discussed drug education program evaluation, focusing on: (1) the Department of Education's grants to states and local school districts under the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act (DFSCA) of 1986; (2) the Drug-Free School Recognition Program; and (3) other comprehensive community-based programs. GAO noted that: (1) little progress has been made in determining how effective various programs...
Compensatory Education: Most Chapter 1 Funds in Eight Districts Used for Classroom Services
HRD-92-136FS: Published: Sep 30, 1992. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on how school districts used Chapter 1 compensatory education grant funds for educationally disadvantaged students.GAO found that: (1) in fiscal year 1991, Chapter 1 funds for states and districts totalled about $5.5 billion; (2) analysis of Chapter 1 expenditure data from 8 school districts indicated that the districts expended about 7...
Drug Education: Rural Programs Have Many Components and Most Rely Heavily on Federal Funds
HRD-92-34: Published: Jan 31, 1992. Publicly Released: Jan 31, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on drug education and prevention programs in rural school districts, focusing on the: (1) extent of the drug problem among rural students; (2) types of programs rural districts provide; and (3) extent to which Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Program grants fund those programs.GAO found that: (1) in 1990, the National Institute on...
Immigrant Education: Information on the Emergency Immigrant Education Act Program
HRD-91-50: Published: Mar 15, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 15, 1991.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO determined how many: (1) school districts used Emergency Immigrant Education Act of 1984 (EIEA) funds; (2) districts had EIEA-eligible students but received no EIEA funds; and (3) EIEA students participated in other federally funded education programs.GAO found that: (1) school districts used about 80 percent of their EIEA funds to pay for expenses relate...
Desegregation Activities: Administration of Education Grant Funds at the Cleveland School District
HRD-89-83: Published: Aug 29, 1989. Publicly Released: Sep 21, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed Department of Education grants awarded to the Cleveland, Ohio, School District, for desegregation activities, to determine: (1) the total amount of federal funding the school district received; (2) the school district's compliance with a 1978 desegregation court order and grant agreements; (3) the school district's compliance with federal grant con...
Effective Schools Programs: Their Extent and Characteristics
HRD-89-132BR: Published: Sep 13, 1989. Publicly Released: Sep 21, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO conducted a national study of effective schools programs to provide information on program characteristics, focusing on: (1) the number of school districts with effective schools programs; (2) common program characteristics and practices; (3) how school districts evaluated program effects on student achievement; and (4) federal requirements for program eval...
Magnet Schools: Information on the Grant Award Process
HRD-88-20BR: Published: Oct 16, 1987. Publicly Released: Oct 16, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of Education's grant award process for its Magnet Schools Assistance Program, specifically the: (1) legislative, regulatory, and policy guidelines under which the grant award process operates; (2) differences in the award processes between the program's first (1985) and second (1987) grant competitions; (3) procedur...
[Comments on Applicability of Grant-Back Provision of General Education Provisions Act to Library Services and Construction Act Programs]
B-223088: Published: Jun 1, 1987. Publicly Released: Jul 20, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO determined whether the grant-back provision of the General Education Provisions Act (GEPA) applied to programs funded under the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA). The provision allows Education to repay a state or local agency up to 75 percent of any applicable program funds recovered from a final audit determination. GAO found that: (1) the gran...