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All Bureau of Indian Education-funded schools closed their buildings in March 2020 in response to COVID-19, affecting over 41,000 students at 183 schools.
We testified that the Bureau did not offer comprehensive guidance on distance learning.
In fiscal year 2019, our work yielded a record $214.7 billion in financial benefits, a return of about $338 for every dollar invested in us. We also identified 1,418 other benefits that led to better services for the American people and other improvements across government.
Environmental justice seeks to address the disproportionately high health and environmental risks found among low-income and minority communities by seeking their fair treatment and involvement in environmental policy.
The U.S. will provide $3.6 billion in assistance to Micronesia and the Marshall Islands between 2004 and 2023—increasingly as contributions to trust funds for these nations. The trust funds should generate income from their investments after 2023.
American Indian and Alaska Native communities are looking for high-quality educational opportunities that also reflect their languages and cultures. Different types of public schools (e.g., charter, magnet, and career and technical education schools) may provide more choices.
What GAO Found As required by the Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Assessment Act of 2015 (act), the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) developed a cybersecurity coding structure under the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) as well as procedures for assigning codes to federal civilian...