Tag Archives: Department of Education

Sneak Preview: ED Office Urged To Implement Technical Assistance Policies

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently urged the U.S. Department of Education’s (ED’s) new Office of State Support to fully implement technical assistance policies and procedures…

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Sneak Preview: Accurate Information Required for ESEA Waivers

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service.) State educational agencies (SEAs) submitting renewals this spring for provision waivers under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by the No Child…

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Sneak Preview: Funding Continuation Issues Hinder Promise Program

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Government Accountability Office is urging the Department of Education to clearly explain to those recipients who received planning grants under the Promise Neighborhood program that they…

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OMB vs. The Auditors

In the world of grants management, the Office of Management and Budget is an undoubted heavyweight, but the renowned “tag team” of federal auditors is no pushover.

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Sneak Preview: ED To Assess Charter School Enrollment Policies

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Department of Education is reviewing its Charter Schools Program (CSP) guidance to determine how it can clarify enrollment requirements for schools on military bases that apply…

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Sneak Preview: ED Agency Vows To Review Charter School Audits

(The following is excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Department of Education’s Office of Innovation and Improvement pledged to review Office of Management and Budget Circular A-133 and independent audit reports of Charter School program…

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Sneak Preview: ED Team Established To Pursue Audit Resolution Improvements

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Single Audit Information Service.) To address Education Department Office of Inspector General concerns that audit findings are not being resolved efficiently, the agency has created a panel to review its audit…

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ED: Recession No Excuse to Sidestep Fiscal Laws

(This post is excerpted from Title I-Derland, Thompson’s blog on federal K-12 education and was written by Charles Edwards, senior executive director for Thompson’s education products.) The Department of Education has made it very clear that federal funds may not…

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