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School Accreditation: Activities of Seven Agencies That Accredit Proprietary Schools
HRD-90-179BR: Published: Sep 12, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 12, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed information on the activities of seven agencies that accredited for-profit or proprietary schools that may participate in the Department of Education's Stafford Student Loan Program.GAO found that, between fiscal years 1985 and 1989: (1) the 7 agencies accredited 1,880 schools and denied 281 accreditation applications; (2) 6 agencies deferred accre...
The Stafford Student Loan Program
T-HRD-90-13: Published: Feb 20, 1990. Publicly Released: Feb 20, 1990.
GAO discussed the Stafford Student Loan Program, specifically: (1) how the program works; (2) the growth in loans guaranteed and defaulted; and (3) recent legislative and regulatory changes. GAO found that: (1) Stafford loans were low-interest loans made on the basis of financial need; (2) the program accounted for about 54 percent of the student aid provided by the Department of Education; and (3...
GAO's Views on the Default Task Force's Recommendations for Reducing Default Costs in the Guaranteed Student Loan Program
T-HRD-88-7: Published: Feb 2, 1988. Publicly Released: Feb 2, 1988.
GAO discussed the Default Task Force's recommendations concerning the increased costs of student loan defaults in the Guaranteed Student Loan (GSL) Program. GAO found that: (1) recent legislative and regulatory changes have subjected lenders and guaranty agencies to stronger loan origination and collection standards and increased oversight to help reduce defaults and increase collections; (2) sinc...
Designing Evaluations: A Workbook
129366: Feb 1, 1986
This document, which presents designs for three specific evaluations, is intended to be used as a companion-piece to the transfer paper, Designing Evaluations. The designs have four purposes to: (1) serve as guidance to managers and staff in the execution phase of the job; (2) minimize time that would otherwise be lost on a job when staffing changes must be made later on; (3) give job sponsors a c...
SEOG Funds: Information on the Distribution of SEOG Funds to Students
PEMD-86-1BR: Published: Nov 13, 1985. Publicly Released: Nov 13, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the distribution of Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG) funds based on the allocation of student financial aid from federal, state, local, and institutional sources.GAO tabulated 1983 through 1984 student financial aid survey data from several higher education associations, and found that: (1) the funds did not appear to be concentrat...
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...
U.S. Citizens Studying Medicine Abroad
126497: Mar 25, 1985
GAO discussed its report on the education of U.S. citizens at foreign medical schools. While the exact number of students is not known, many students who are unable to gain admission to domestic medical schools attend foreign schools, particularly in the Caribbean region, and return to practice medicine in the United States. GAO noted that, while the quality of education offered at foreign schools...
U.S. Citizens Studying Medicine Abroad
125770: Dec 7, 1984
GAO discussed its November 1980 report on U.S. citizens studying medicine abroad. To gather information for its report, GAO visited six foreign medical schools in the Caribbean, Mexico, and Europe and obtained information on admission standards, curriculum content, and faculty credentials. Because many U.S. citizen foreign medical school students obtained part or all of their undergraduate clinica...
Need for the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration To Improve Certain Aspects of Its Management of the Law Enforcement Education Program
089486: Oct 29, 1973
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Noncitizen Student Loan Defaults
HRD-83-29: Published: Feb 7, 1983. Publicly Released: Feb 16, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined defaults by noncitizens under the National Direct Student Loan (NDSL) program at six Chicago area institutions of higher education. GAO reviewed the authority that permits such loans to noncitizens, the discretion that schools have in making these loans, the number of noncitizen students that have loans, and the number of defaults.The Department...