Management Attention to Long-standing Concerns Needed to Improve Education's Oversight of Grant Programs

Scott, George A.
September 2009
GAO Reports;9/21/2009, preceding p1
Government Documents
The article discusses a study conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the comprehensive approach that the Department of Education should develop to amend the agency's supervision of grant programs. It determines the institutions which are entitled to obtain grants under Titles III and V of the Higher Education Act. Findings of the study indicate that 28 percent of all private, public and nonprofit organizations are entitled to receive grants for Title III and V.


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