ERIC Number: ED510765
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jun-4
Reference Count: N/A
Department of Education: Teacher Incentive Fund. GAO-10-791R
Cramer, Robert J.
US Government Accountability Office
Pursuant to section 801(a)(2)(A) of title 5, United States Code, this is the author's report on a major rule promulgated by the Department of Education (Education), entitled "Teacher Incentive Fund." The final rule establishes priorities, requirements, definitions, and selection criteria under the Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) program, which will be used in two separate and distinct TIF programs, the Main TIF Competition and the TIF Evaluation competition. This paper presents an assessment of Education's compliance with the procedural steps required by section 801(a)(B)(i) through (iv) of title 5 with respect to the rule. The author's review of the procedural steps taken indicates that Education complied with the applicable requirements.
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Incentives, Teacher Motivation, Competition, Recordkeeping, Cost Effectiveness, Public Agencies, Compliance (Legal)
US Government Accountability Office. 441 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20548. Tel: 202-512-6000; Web site: http://www.gao.gov
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: US Government Accountability Office
Identifiers - Location: United States