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District of Columbia Opportunity Scholarship Program: Additional Policies and Procedures Would Improve Internal Controls and Program Operations
GAO-08-9: Published: Nov 1, 2007. Publicly Released: Nov 1, 2007.
The D.C. School Choice Incentive Act created the first private kindergarten-through-grade-12 school-choice program supported by federal funds. The program was named the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program (OSP). GAO was asked to assess the (1) accountability mechanisms governing the use of funds, (2) results of the grantee's efforts to meet the program's recruiting priorities and eligibility requ...
No Child Left Behind Act: Education Should Clarify Guidance and Address Potential Compliance Issues for Schools in Corrective Action and Restructuring Status
GAO-07-1035: Published: Sep 5, 2007. Publicly Released: Sep 5, 2007.
The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLBA) focused national attention on improving schools so that all students reach academic proficiency by 2014. In the 2006- 2007 school year, about 4,500 of the 54,000 Title I schools failed to make adequate yearly progress (AYP) for 4 or more years. Schools that miss AYP for 4 years are identified for corrective action, and after 6 years, they must be restru...
Financial Literacy and Education Commission: Further Progress Needed to Ensure an Effective National Strategy
GAO-07-100: Published: Dec 4, 2006. Publicly Released: Dec 4, 2006.
The Financial Literacy and Education Improvement Act created, in December 2003, the Financial Literacy and Education Commission. Responding to the act's mandate that GAO assess the Commission's effectiveness, this report reviews its progress in (1) developing a national strategy; (2) developing a Web site and hotline; and (3) coordinating federal efforts and promoting partnerships among the federa...
Women's Educational Equity Act: A Review of Program Goals and Strategies Needed
PEMD-95-6: Published: Dec 27, 1994. Publicly Released: Dec 27, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Education's Women's Educational Equity Act (WEEA) Program, focusing on: (1) what interventions were implemented under WEEA between 1986 and 1991, by whom, for what audiences, and at what costs; (2) whether these activities promoted educational equity for women and reflected legislative requirements; and (3) how changes in program...
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...
Effectiveness and Administration of the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program
088970: Apr 2, 1973
No summary is currently available...
Review of Administration of Selected Aspects of the Student-Tutor Education Program by the National Endowment for the Humanities
B-158811: Published: Sep 22, 1971. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
CETA Programs for Disadvantaged Adults: What Do We Know About Their Enrollees, Services, and Effectiveness
IPE-82-2: Published: Jun 14, 1982. Publicly Released: Jun 14, 1982.
With the impending expiration of the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act and persisting unemployment, GAO reviewed four types of adult-oriented service: classroom training, on-the-job training, work experience, and public service employment.GAO found that: (1) CETA adult-oriented services were well targeted. The enrollees were generally disadvantaged economically, educationally, and with reg...
Review of Department of Education FY 1980 Interagency Fund Transfer Agreements
AFMD-82-19: Published: Dec 16, 1981. Publicly Released: Jan 18, 1982.
GAO examined selected Department of Education fiscal year 1980 transfers to determine whether any of those agreements violated any laws. GAO discussed the procedures for developing the fund transfer agreements with Education officials and reviewed their written guidelines. GAO examined most of the agreement documents and related accounting records to: (1) determine the purpose of the transfers; (2...