Program evaluation (71 - 80 of 151 items)
Job Training Partnership Act, Title III Dislocated Worker Program
128415: Nov 8, 1985
Testimony was given concerning the oversight of the Job Training Partnership Act's (JTPA) Dislocated Worker Program. GAO noted that title III of the act allows states considerable flexibility in designing dislocated worker programs which they believe best meet the needs of their dislocated workers. GAO found that: (1) the characteristics of participants in title III projects, by and large, match t...
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...
Second-Year Implementation of the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act in the Department of Education
HRD-85-78: Published: Sep 26, 1985. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 1985.
GAO reviewed the Department of Education's efforts to implement and comply with the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act of 1982 (FMFIA).GAO found that: (1) Education's second-year implementation of the act identified some new internal control weaknesses; (2) Education's progress in evaluating accounting systems in 1984 provided a better basis for reporting; (3) there were insufficient intern...
Institutional Aid Under Title III of the Higher Education Act of 1965
127541: Jul 30, 1985
GAO testified on the changes made to the title III program of the Higher Education Act of 1965, which is the largest source of direct federal aid to higher education institutions. The program was created to strengthen the academic quality of developing institutions, those accredited or making progress towards accreditation, with financing for special projects and programs and with increased usage...
Need for Active Alcohol Public Education Program
088681: Mar 1, 1978
No summary is currently available...
Review of Selected Aspects of the Bilingual Education Program
B-164031(1): Published: Feb 15, 1973. Publicly Released: May 6, 1985.
No summary is currently available...
High-Quality Senior Marine Corps Officers: How Many Stay Beyond 20 Years of Service?
PEMD-85-1: Published: Nov 13, 1984. Publicly Released: Nov 13, 1984.
GAO studied the quality of U.S. Marine Corps lieutenant colonels who retired at the end of 20 years of service and those who remained in the service for consideration for promotion by a colonel selection board to determine whether: (1) the best qualified lieutenant colonels left the service before being considered for promotion to colonel; and (2) quality and retention were differentiated by profe...
GAO Evaluation of Report by Technassociates, Inc., on the Evaluation of Written Products Delivered by the National Center for Research in Vocational Education
HRD-84-79: Published: Sep 26, 1984. Publicly Released: Oct 26, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed a contracted evaluation of the National Center for Research in Vocational Education to determine whether the methodology used in producing the report and the support for its findings and recommendations were sound.GAO found that the methodology used in the study was a reasonable way of evaluating some aspects of the quality of the Center's work...
First-Year Implementation of the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act in the Department of Education
HRD-84-49: Published: May 9, 1984. Publicly Released: May 9, 1984.
GAO evaluated the Department of Education's implementation of the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act of 1982.GAO found that Education's program for evaluating and reporting on its internal control and accounting systems made progress during the first year of implementation of the act. GAO noted that Education needs to improve certain aspects of its internal control evaluation program becaus...
Funding Information on the State Student Incentive Grant Program and Other Need-Based Student Aid Programs
HRD-84-19: Published: Dec 29, 1983. Publicly Released: Jan 30, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of Education's State Student Incentive Grant (SSIG) program, concerning: (1) how the program is administered at the state level; (2) how much sederal SSIG money has been received and generated by the states; (3) the average income of students receiving SSIG awards; and (4) the impact of fiscal year (FY) 1982 funding re...