Tag Archives: ED

The Waiting Begins for the 2017 Compliance Supplement

A close inspection of the calendar shows us that tomorrow is the first day of June. And with June’s arrival, we begin asking the annual question, “When will the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) release this year’s version of…

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Federal Agencies Postpone Effective Date … Again

March 21 was supposed to be memorable day, and not just because it was the first day of spring. It was supposed to be the day that would end our wait for the effective date of some new federal regulations….

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Sneak Preview: ED Rule Addresses Student Disproportionality

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Department of Education (ED) is amending its regulations under programs governed by Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) to require states…

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Sneak Preview: OIG Finds Charter School Oversight Weaknesses

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) Several offices within the Department of Education (ED) plan to establish a working group that will draft guidance on minimum levels of monitoring, risk assessment and…

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Sneak Preview: Increased Monitoring Planned for Rural Ed Program

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Department of Education (ED), Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE) has developed standard operating procedures to improve monitoring of school districts participating in the…

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Sneak Preview: ED Developing Guidance on School Choice Programs

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Department of Education (ED) is developing guidance detailing the responsibilities of state educational agencies (SEAs) and local educational agencies (LEAs) to ensure that they comply…

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Sneak Preview: ED, HHS Promote Resources To Help At-Risk Youth

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) Officials from the departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Education (ED) are collaborating to develop a guide that would provide information about available federal…

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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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Educational Initiatives Launched To Help Benefit the Hispanic Community

This is a special time of year for the Hispanic community as the nation observes National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. Several federal agencies, led by the White House, have launched initiatives to bolster this segment…

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ED Awards More Than $50M in Grants to Tribal Colleges, Universities

It’s early September and for most students across the country, that means it’s back to school time, not only for K-12 students, but those in higher education as well. With the help of some new federal grant funds, many tribal…

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