ERIC Number: ED238130
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Jul-26
Reference Count: N/A
Procedures for Making Grant Awards under Three Department of Education Discretionary Grant Programs. Report.
General Accounting Office, Washington, DC.
Procedures are described for selecting field readers and awarding grants under the Women's Educational Equity Act Program, National Institute of Education, and Talent Search Programs. Information is provided for each on (1) the legislation, regulations, policy, and program directives that govern the grant award process; (2) how and by whom funding priorities are established; (3) how field readers are recruited and selected; (4) the field reader selection criteria; (5) field reader training and orientation; (6) procedures for reviewing, scoring, ranking, and selecting applications; (7) the extent to which final grant selections differed from field reader rankings; (8) the process used to determine final grant amounts; and (9) the percentage of requested funds received in 1981 and 1982. Separate appendixes cover department regulations and directives, a description of the Field Reader Outreach Program, and a chart listing educational background, employment, and organizational affiliations of 1981 field readers for the Women's Educational Equity Act Program. (TE)
Descriptors: Categorical Aid, Educational Finance, Eligibility, Equal Education, Evaluation Methods, Federal Aid, Federal Regulation, Financial Support, Government School Relationship, Grants, Grantsmanship, Program Proposals
U.S. General Accounting Office, Document Handling and Information Services Facility, P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg, MD 20760 (first five copies free).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: General Accounting Office, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Womens Educational Equity Act