Public schools (61 - 66 of 66 items)
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...
Compensatory Education: Chapter 1 Services Provided to Private Sectarian School Students
HRD-87-128BR: Published: Sep 21, 1987. Publicly Released: Sep 21, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO determined the impact of a Supreme Court ruling that held that it was unconstitutional to send public school teachers to teach in private sectarian schools.GAO found that: (1) 10 of the school districts it evaluated spent an estimated $7.3 million to provide educational services to private sectarian schools; (2) while some districts adopted the use of mo...
Administration of the Emergency School Aid Act by OE
B-164031(1): Published: Sep 26, 1975. Publicly Released: May 6, 1985.
No summary is currently available...
The Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975
113316: Sep 10, 1980
Amendments to the Education of the Handicapped Act to improve educational services in local public schools for children with mental, physical, emotional, and learning handicaps require that free appropriate public education be available for all handicapped children. Schools are required to evaluate a child's special needs, develop an individualized education program for the child, involve the chil...
Alternatives for the Bureau of Indian Affairs Public School Financial Assistance Program
CED-79-112: Published: Sep 6, 1979. Publicly Released: Sep 17, 1979.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Department of the Interior, began a 3-year phaseout in 1976 of its Johnson O'Malley basic support program, which provides funds for public schools to assist in educating Indian children. A review was made of the management of the basic support and tuition portions of the Johnson O'Malley program in order to: identify alternatives for the Congress to consider in...