state relations (31 - 37 of 37 items)
Special Education: The Attorney Fees Provision of Public Law 99-372
HRD-90-22BR: Published: Nov 24, 1989. Publicly Released: Nov 24, 1989.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the impact of the attorney fees provision of P.L. 99-372 between 1984 and 1988, focusing on the: (1) number of administrative decisions that states issued, including information on the prevailing parties and types of complaints; (2) number of civil actions for the period, including information on the prevailing parties and types of complaints; (3...
School Lunch Program: Buy American Procedures at Commodity Schools
RCED-89-218: Published: Sep 26, 1989. Publicly Released: Oct 27, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) commodity school districts that received cash subsidies and donated commodities for school lunch programs, focusing on: (1) whether they complied with statutory Buy American requirements; (2) the number of Buy American waivers that the Secretary of Agriculture granted; and (3) the circumstances necessitat...
School Lunch Program: Buy American Procedures at Schools With Cash or Credit in Lieu of Food
RCED-89-183: Published: Aug 9, 1989. Publicly Released: Sep 8, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated compliance with Buy American requirements under the National School Lunch Program.GAO found that: (1) although the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) and two of the three states it visited were aware of or had implemented interim Buy American requirements, not all school districts inspected product labels to ensure that the requirements were being m...
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...
Compensatory Education: Chapter 1 Participants Generally Meet Selection Criteria
HRD-87-26: Published: Jan 30, 1987. Publicly Released: Jan 30, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on school officials' selection of students for a federal compensatory education program under chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act of 1981 to determine: (1) whether the students met federal, state, and local selection requirements; and (2) how states ensured compliance with the act's requirements.GAO found tha...
Education Block Grant: How Funds Reserved for State Efforts in California and Washington Are Used
HRD-86-94: Published: May 13, 1986. Publicly Released: Jun 25, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the California and Washington state education agencies' uses of Education Block Grant funds to determine the amount they used to support their administrative functions.GAO noted that state education agencies: (1) may retain up to 20 percent of a state's allocation; (2) have limited restrictions on how to use their share of the funds; and (3) do not...
Insights Into CETA's In-School Youth Programs
HRD-82-116: Published: Sep 28, 1982. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 1982.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed in-school youth programs operated under title IVA-3, Youth Employment and Training Programs (YETP), and title IIB of the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA). Specifically, GAO was asked to determine: (1) differences and similarities between programs established under YETP and title IIB, including the nature and extent of local educatio...