Program evaluation (121 - 130 of 151 items)
Questionable Need for All Schools Planned by the Bureau of Indian Affairs
CED-78-55: Published: Feb 15, 1978. Publicly Released: Feb 15, 1978.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs' (BIA) policy is that, wherever adequate school facilities are available, Indian children should be enrolled in local public schools. The Bureau has estimated that, as of January 1978, about $300 million would be needed to renovate or construct school facilities for educating Indian children. Much of this expenditure could be avoided if Indian children were enrolled in...
Issues Raised concerning the Report, "The National School Lunch Program: Is It Working?"
PAD-78-43: Published: Nov 1, 1977. Publicly Released: Nov 1, 1977.
The following concerns were expressed about a recent GAO report, "The National School Lunch Program--Is It Working?": the cost of evaluating the school lunch program's health impact, overemphasis on the lack of mandatory requirements for nutrition teaching, obesity resulting from the Type A diet, and the complications arising from an alternative meal standard. The Congress would be ill-advised to...
National School Lunch Program
094675: Sep 30, 1977
No summary is currently available...
The National School Lunch Program
103965: Sep 30, 1977
One purpose of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is to safeguard schoolchild health by improving or maintaining levels of nutrition. A specified food pattern is required for the Type A Lunch which is expected to provide one-third of a child's daily nutritional needs. The program can help to reduce problems arising from malnutrition, but research is needed to extend knowledge of effects of n...
Summary of a Report: The National School Lunch Program, Is It Working?
PAD-77-7: Published: Jul 26, 1977. Publicly Released: Jul 26, 1977.
There are shortcomings in both the evaluation and the performance of the School Lunch Program...
The National School Lunch Program: Is It Working?
PAD-77-6: Published: Jul 26, 1977. Publicly Released: Jul 26, 1977.
The National School Lunch Program is designed to safeguard schoolchild health by improving and/or maintaining levels of nutrition and to strengthen the agricultural economy by stimulating food demand.The school lunch program provides adequately for the large-scale feeding of children, but it could be much more effective and efficient than it is. Although studies show that the school lunch, when pa...
Efforts of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare and the Department of Labor to Develop and Issue Health Standards
101950: Apr 27, 1977
Occupational health standards are intended to prevent illness from exposure to toxic substances and harmful physical agents. Although workers are exposed to thousands of toxic substances, hundreds of which may cause cancer, standards have been established for only 15 substances as of September 30, 1976. The Secretaries of Labor and Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW) should estimate, based on the...
Questions Persist about Federal Support for Development of Curriculum Materials and Behavior Modification Techniques Used in Local Schools
HRD-77-49: Published: Apr 15, 1977. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1977.
Major federal programs were identified which fund the development of both curriculum materials and behavior modification techniques for use in local schools. Officials involved in these programs were interviewed, and program regulations, reports, and other materials were reviewed. Selected organizations that had expressed concerns about the programs were also contacted.The amount of federal fundin...
The Summer Feeding Program: How to Feed the Children and Stop Program Abuses
CED-77-59: Published: Apr 15, 1977. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1977.
Various aspects of the summer food service program for children were reviewed in light of alleged abuses during program operations in major urban areas. Causes of abuses that had been detected by other groups, including the Departments of Agriculture and Justice, were investigated. The review was conducted at the Food and Nutrition Service headquarters in Washington, D.C., and at the regional offi...
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...