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Sneak Preview: ACF Is Working To Improve Its Responses to Audits

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Administration for Children and Families (ACF), responding to recommendations in a recent HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG)…

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Sneak Preview: RUS Updates Audit Rules for Borrowers, Grantees

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Utilities Service (RUS) is amending its audit regulations so that they apply to both grantees and borrowers participating in its…

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Sneak Preview: SF-SAC Issued For Audits Under Uniform Guidance

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) recently released a new Data Collection Form for Reporting on Audits of States, Local Governments, Indian Tribes, Institutions of…

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Sneak Preview: OIG Seeks Corrective Actions to Mass. LEA Audits

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Education Department (ED), Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently recommended that ED’s Post Audit Group require the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to…

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The Long and Winding Road…To the New York ‘Reading First’ Decision

(This post originally appeared on Title I-Derland, Thompson’s blog on federal K-12 education, and was written by Chuck Edwards, senior executive director for Thompson’s education products.) One of the things that immediately jumps out on reading the recent Reading First…

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Paper Beats Rock AND Scissors: More on the New York ‘Reading First’ Decision

(This post originally appeared on Title I-Derland, Thompson’s blog on federal K-12 education, and was written by Chuck Edwards, senior executive director for Thompson’s education products.)

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Allegations on the Front Page, Exoneration on the Last: The New York State ‘Reading First’ Decision

(This post originally appeared on Title I-Derland, Thompson’s blog on federal K-12 education, and was written by Chuck Edwards, senior executive director for Thompson’s education products.) More than five years after the Office of Inspector General issued an audit report…

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Sneak Preview: Audit Finds Misuse of Funds in Lower Ninth Ward

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service.) Of all the communities damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward was perhaps the hardest hit, with widespread devastation and flooding….

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Sneak Preview: Oregon’s Oversight of Blindness Programs Scrutinized

(The following is an excerpt from an article in the January 2012 issue of the Single Audit Information Service.) Despite receiving audit findings over the last 16 years that have shown a pattern of fiscal irresponsibility, the Oregon Commission for…

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So, Can You Answer These Questions Correctly?

If you are a grantee organization, how smart are you financially? Like it or not, you may have to bone up on your accounting savvy, or hire someone who is, in light of changes in the 2011 revision of the…

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