Improved Department of Education Oversight Needed to Help Ensure Only Eligible Students Receive Federal Student Aid

October 2009
GAO Reports;10/14/2009, preceding p1
Government Documents
The article focuses on a study by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the oversight of the Department of Education (DE) of student eligibility for federal aid at proprietary schools. The study reviews the oversight of the administration of "ability to benefit" (ATB) tests and the enforcement of high school diploma requirements. It recommends DE to improve its monitoring of ATB tests, revise test regulations and provide information and guidance on valid high school diplomas.


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