Tag Archives: audit

Sneak Preview: Oregon Audit Urges Level of Effort Clarity

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service.) While most state auditor financial or performance audits offer recommendations specifically for entities within the state, a recent Oregon Audits Division report expanded that scope and urged…

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Sneak Preview: VA Plans To Revise GPDP Application Procedures

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to update its Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem Program (GPDP) application and oversight procedures within the next year in response…

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Introducing Publication Giveaway Winner Colleen Campbell

Here she is! The second winner of our new grants publications giveaway was Colleen Campbell, statewide single audit coordinator for the Alaska Department of Administration, Division of Finance. I got in touch with her recently to find out more about…

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Sneak Preview: FHWA Urged To Strengthen Local Project Oversight

(This post is based on an upcoming article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) New Federal Highway Administration policy expected by the end of September could increase the agency’s scrutiny of federally funded local road projects and boost the effectiveness of…

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Sneak Preview: La. Auditor Urges Monthly Subgrant Evaluations

(This post is based on an upcoming article in the Single Audit Information Service.) A Louisiana agency plans to implement monthly performance evaluations to improve subrecipient monitoring efforts under a Hazardous Mitigation Grant program as a way to address recommendations…

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2011 OMB Circular A-133 Compliance Supplement Delayed

Okay, so maybe we were a bit hasty in congratulating the federal government for getting out guidance in a timely manner.

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The SNS Debate, Part Deux: Compliance vs. Kids

(This post was written by Andrew Brownstein, one of Thompson’s federal education policy editors, and originally appeared on Title I-Derland, Thompson’s blog on federal K-12 policy.) We know that Title I’s longstanding supplement-not-supplant (SNS) provision is good for auditors, monitors,…

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SNS: Ready for Prime Time

(This post was written by Andrew Brownstein, one of Thompson’s federal education policy editors, and originally appeared on Title I-Derland, Thompson’s blog on federal K-12 policy.) When it comes to “supplanting,” the problem is that states and districts are required…

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A Program Full of Broken Promises

Look at this window. Does it look weatherized to you? Me neither.

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