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What GAO Found Nearly half of K-12 public school teachers had at least one student who never showed up for class in the 2020-21 school year. The majority of these teachers said that, compared to a typical year, they had more students who never showed up for class.
What GAO Found In 2019, women remained underrepresented in management positions in the U.S. workforce and continued to earn less than male managers, according to GAO's analysis of the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey (ACS) data.
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What GAO Found The Social Security Act requires that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) use three geographic practice cost indices (GPCI) to adjust Medicare physician payments to account for differences in the costs of providing care across various geographic locations (called payment...
What GAO Found To inform planning for the 2030 Census, the Census Bureau can leverage lessons learned from the 2020 Census related to: budgetary uncertainty; IT development and privacy controls; program management; and local-level data. Budgetary uncertainty.
What GAO Found In February 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) each launched COVID-19 vaccine programs to supplement state and jurisdictional vaccination efforts.
What GAO Found The Point-in-Time (PIT) count is a nationwide count of people experiencing homelessness on a single night, conducted by Continuums of Care (CoC)—local planning bodies that coordinate homelessness services.
What GAO Found The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) was tasked in the 2020 Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability Act (Broadband DATA Act) to create a location fabric, which is a dataset of all locations or structures in the U.S.
What GAO Found The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) supports small businesses through forgivable loans for payroll and other eligible costs. Early lending favored larger and rural businesses, according to GAO's analysis of Small Business Administration (SBA) data.