Major Management Challenges and Program Risks: Department of Education

Major Management Challenges and Program Risks: Department of Education

Date: January 1, 2001
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "This report, part of GAO's performance and accountability series, discusses the major management challenges and program risks facing the Department of Education. These challenges include (1) ensuring access to postsecondary education, (2) encouraging states to improve performance information, (3) promoting coordination with other federal agencies and school districts, and (4) improving financial management."
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Major Management Challenges and Program Risks: Department of Education

Major Management Challenges and Program Risks: Department of Education

Date: January 1, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Description: Other written product issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "As part of its Performance and Accountability Series, GAO provided information on the major management challenges and program risks facing the Department of Education."
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Financial Management: Financial Management Weaknesses at the Department of Education

Financial Management: Financial Management Weaknesses at the Department of Education

Date: December 6, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Description: Testimony issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "GAO discussed its review of the independent auditors' reports on the Department of Education's financial statements covering fiscal year (FY) 1998, focusing on: (1) weaknesses in the financial reporting process; (2) inadequate reconciliations of financial accounting records; and (3) inadequate controls over information systems."
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Major Management Challenges and Program Risks: Department of Education

Major Management Challenges and Program Risks: Department of Education

Date: January 1, 2003
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "In its 2001 performance and accountability report on the Department of Education, GAO identified challenges with student financial aid programs, financial management, and other areas facing Education. The information GAO presents in this report is intended to help sustain congressional attention and a departmental focus on continuing to make progress in addressing and overcoming these challenges and new challenges that have arisen due to legislative changes since 2001. This report is part of a special series of reports on governmentwide and agency-specific issues."
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The Department of Education's Compliance with the Inflation Adjustment Act

The Department of Education's Compliance with the Inflation Adjustment Act

Date: August 26, 2002
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Description: Correspondence issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Earlier this year, GAO initiated a governmentwide review of the implementation of the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990. The Inflation Adjustment Act requires each federal agency to issue a regulation adjusting its covered maximum and minimum civil monetary penalties for inflation by October 23, 1996, and requires them to make necessary adjustments at least once every 4 years thereafter. During the review, the Department of Education's Office of the General Counsel indicated that at least eight of the agency's civil penalties are covered by that act, but the agency had not yet adjusted any of them for inflation."
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Status of the Department of Education's Inventory of Its Data Collections

Status of the Department of Education's Inventory of Its Data Collections

Date: June 28, 2013
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Description: Correspondence issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "Education's inventory of its data collections is expected to include descriptive information, referred to as metadata, about the context of each data collection, as well as the specific data elements reported by respondents for each collection. The inventory will contain the department's major data collections and will be ready for public release by November 2013, according to Education officials. The inventory is to eventually include all statistical and grant administration collections that meet Education's definition of a data collection."
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Department of Education: Guaranteed Student Loan Program Vulnerabilities

Department of Education: Guaranteed Student Loan Program Vulnerabilities

Date: November 21, 2002
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Description: Correspondence issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Congress requested that GAO investigate weaknesses in the Department of Education's administration of student loans for postsecondary education under the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program. As a result of the undercover investigation, GAO exposed vulnerabilities in the administration of the FFEL Program. GAO set up a fictitious school and sought and obtained approval for student loans totaling $55,500 on behalf of three fictitious students purportedly attending the school."
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Department of Education: Status of Achieving Key Outcomes and Addressing Major Management Challenges

Department of Education: Status of Achieving Key Outcomes and Addressing Major Management Challenges

Date: June 29, 2001
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "This report reviews the Department of Education's performance report for fiscal year 2000. Specifically, GAO examines Education's progress in achieving selected key outcomes that are important to its mission. Given the lack of performance data, explanations, and strategies to meet unmet goals in the future, it was difficult for GAO to assess progress. The lack of a performance plan also hindered GAO's efforts. Specifically, GAO found that it was difficult to assess Education's progress in achieving the six selected outcomes because of the lack of fiscal year 2000 data for many of its indicators. Consistent with its findings in reviewing Education's performance report from last year, GAO found that Education had no goals or measures for preventing fraud, waste, mismanagement, and error in the student financial assistance programs. Although the Office of Student Financial Assistance has established a target of being removed from GAO's high-risk list, there were no corresponding goals or measures in the department's interim report. However, Education has revised its strategic plan to incorporate an objective of ensuring financial integrity within the department. Like last year's report, GAO found that there was no ...
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Department of Education: Status of Efforts to Address Major Management Challenges

Department of Education: Status of Efforts to Address Major Management Challenges

Date: March 12, 2003
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Description: Testimony issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "In its 2003 performance and accountability report on the Department of Education, GAO identified challenges in, among other areas, student financial aid programs and financial management. The information GAO presents in this testimony is intended to assist Congress in assessing Education's progress in addressing and overcoming these challenges."
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Financial Management: Financial Management Challenges Remain at the Department of Education

Financial Management: Financial Management Challenges Remain at the Department of Education

Date: September 19, 2000
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Description: Testimony issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed financial management at the Department of Education, focusing on: (1) Eduction's current financial management status as evidenced by its fiscal year (FY) 1999 financial audit results and the corrective actions it has taken to resolve weaknesses identified in that audit; and (2) the relationship between the audit findings and the potential for waste, fraud, and abuse."
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