ERIC Number: ED218778
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Semi-Annual Report to Congress: October 1, 1980-March 31, 1981. (Submitted Pursuant to Public Law 95-452).
Office of Inspector General (ED), Washington, DC.
In four sections, this document reports on the activities of the Office of Inspector General (OIG), which provides audit, investigation, fraud detection and prevention, and certain security services to the U.S. Department of Education. Section 1 presents data on OIG audit activities, money recovered or saved, and the problem of unresolved audits, and also discusses initiatives from the Congress and the Office of Management and Budget for reducing fraud, waste, and mismanagement in federal programs. In section 2 the report reviews data on investigation activities and results, and notes several investigations started with other federal departments. OIG fraud control activities are described in section 3, including operating a complaint center, encouraging employee awareness, and developing other projects. Appendices provide data on the Education Department's accounts receivable and list the OIG audits reported. (Author/RW)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Inspector General (ED), Washington, DC.